adjective enough for an entire family’s needs; also written family-size Examples They make family-sized appliances like washers, dryers, and microwaves.
- Family skeleton
noun 1. a closely guarded family secret
adverb, adjective 1. (of a meal) with the serving platters on the table so that all present can serve themselves.
- Family support
noun 1. (NZ) a means-tested allowance for families in need