Supersize indicates to sizably increase the amount or the extent of something.
The phrase was particularly used by McDonald's restaurants to upsize their French fries and soft drinks to an extra-large size. In the United States, McDonald's used the supersized option from April 1992 to March 2004. The company stated the need to simplify their menu and to offer healthier food choices.
- "Supersize - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". Merriam-webster.com. 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
- "McDonald's phasing out super-size fries, drinks - Business - US business - Food Inc". NBC News. 2004-03-03. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
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