adjective com·mo·di·ous \kə-ˈmō-dē-əs\

: having a lot of space

Full Definition of COMMODIOUS

:  comfortably or conveniently spacious :  roomy <a commodious closet>
archaic :  handy, serviceable
com·mo·di·ous·ly adverb
com·mo·di·ous·ness noun

Examples of COMMODIOUS

  1. <a house with exceptionally commodious closets>


Middle English, fertile, useful, modification of Medieval Latin commodosus, from Latin commodum convenience, from neuter of commodus
First Known Use: 15th century

Synonym Discussion of COMMODIOUS

spacious, commodious, capacious, ample mean larger in extent or capacity than the average. spacious implies great length and breadth <a spacious front lawn>. commodious stresses roominess and comfortableness <a commodious and airy penthouse apartment>. capacious stresses the ability to hold, contain, or retain more than the average <a capacious suitcase>. ample implies having a greater size, expanse, or amount than that deemed adequate <ample closet space>.

Rhymes with COMMODIOUS


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