Example sentences for: outsize

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

  • But Alec Baldwin brings an outsize comic spirit--and outsize vulnerability--to the film.

  • This handsome, outsize TV antenna makes up for its unimaginative name (from its builder, the Canadian National railway and telecommunications company) with all the fanciful interpretations of its shape: jousting lance, hypodermic needle, serpent frozen rigid while swallowing a football.

  • Roughly two-thirds of the way through the enthralling Edo show at the National Gallery of Art, there's a glass case containing two outsize dishes, each a couple of feet in diameter.

  • One shortcoming: The plot "veers into melodrama that seems a bit outsize for the scale of events that lead to it" (Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, the New York Times ). (Click here for the Le Divorce page on the Dutton site.)

  • Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band outfits and Janis Joplin's feathery ensembles and George Clinton's outsize rabbit-and-fox fur coat and David Bowie's metallic clown suit and Madonna's peach-colored conical bras and Beck's cream cotton Nehru getup and Tori Amos' (Tori Amos'?)


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