Example sentences for: oversized

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

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

  • In Colorado, half-bottles of wine are illegal, but in Florida oversized bottles are illegal.

  • Here is a sampling of improbable movie moments from the summer of 1999: A young man takes a sudden notion to hump an apple pie; a gargantuan crocodile inexplicably migrates from its tropical habitat to set up shop in a frigid Maine lake; a trio of doomed documentarians, being stalked in the woods by a furry witch, never stops filming and videotaping themselves even as they are supposedly jumping out of their skins with terror; the search for an Alzheimer's cure leads to the inadvertent creation of oversized mako sharks with brains so enhanced they are able to apply the principles of hydraulic engineering to their deadly advantage, to say nothing of operating commercial kitchen equipment.

  • 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.

  • 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).

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