Example sentences for: oversized

How can you use “oversized” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The descendants of the sourdoughs (four of whom, early this century, first one of Mount McKinley's two 20,000-foot peaks, dragging with them a pine pole, an oversized American flag, and a bag of stale doughnuts) are, of course, less refined in their sensibilities.

  • (CURTAIN UP on Tipper Gore in a comically oversized bed, the sort of thing you'd find in a Feydeau farce or on the Sonny and Cher Show . She looks radiant.

  • The NYT fronts a story by ace auto reporter Keith Bradsher on Detroit's move to incorporate aging-friendly features in new cars, like oversized control knobs, larger trunks for golf clubs, and ignition keys that go on the dashboard rather than on the steering column (arthritic wrists find they're easier to turn there).

  • He has erected, at enormous expense, a European-style capital city, Yamoussoukro, in the interior of the country, and furnished it with, among other things, an embarrassingly gauche, oversized Roman Catholic basilica rumored to be larger even than St. Peter's in Vatican City--all this supposedly to serve the spiritual needs of the country's francisized Catholics, who constitute no more than 12% of the country's 11 to 12 million people.

  • Art critics welcome the expansion, pointing out that the gallery now can exhibit oversized installations most museums can't accommodate.


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