Meaning of “(as) large as life” in the English Dictionary

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"(as) large as life" in British English

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(as) large as life

used as a way of describing a person you see, and are surprised to see, in a particular place:

I looked up from my newspaper and there he was, as large as life, Tim Trotter!

(Definition of “(as) large as life” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)