spacious

adjective
spa·​cious | \ ˈspā-shəs How to pronounce spacious (audio) \

Definition of spacious

1 : vast or ample in extent : roomy a spacious residence
2 : large or magnificent in scale : expansive a more spacious and stimulating existence than the farm could offer— H. L. Mencken

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Other Words from spacious

spaciously adverb
spaciousness noun

Synonyms for spacious

Synonyms

ample, capacious, commodious, roomy

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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

Examples of spacious in a Sentence

almost all of the guests were able to fit into the spacious living room

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The lack of a separate bedroom also leaves more room for a bathroom, and the Harmony 3’s spacious water closet includes a large shower and backlit lighting. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Chic camper-trailer includes drop-down queen bed," 27 Aug. 2018 On the top level — up a wood staircase that lends a ziggurat detail to the kitchen wall behind it — is the master suite which has its own bathroom and spacious closet. Julie Lasky, New York Times, "$2.3 Million Homes in New York, Florida and Colorado," 11 Apr. 2018 One of the concerned neighbors is Meghan Byrnes, who left Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood less than a year ago for a more spacious home in a quiet Grafton subdivision. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Grafton business park plan called off due to growing opposition from town, residents," 26 Feb. 2018 Is the living room spacious enough for people to gather comfortably?), can be another way to command more for your listings during peak season. Candace Braun Davison, House Beautiful, "What You Should Know Before Buying a Mountain House to Rent on Airbnb," 20 May 2019 Rayna's famed abode boasts six spacious bedrooms (including one with an entire private apartment, NBD), eight full bathrooms, three half baths, and sit-down seating for up to 50 guests. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "The Real-Life House Where Rayna Jaymes Lived on 'Nashville' Is for Sale," 18 May 2019 There are exceptions to the rule, of course, most notably Aimé Leon Dore, the five-year-old New York menswear label that just opened a spacious shop-slash-cafe on Mulberry Street. Emily Farra, Vogue, "How Aimé Leon Dore Became the Coolest Store in Nolita," 14 May 2019 Coupes and Convertibles Coupes and convertibles sacrifice spacious back seats and curtail everyday practicality compared with most four-door alternatives, but many models overcompensate with look-at-me styling and sportier driving responses. Kirk Seaman, Car and Driver, "2019 Editors' Choice Awards: The Best Sedans, Hatchbacks, Coupes, and Convertibles," 30 Jan. 2019 Prior to her death in February 2019, Radziwill had spent more than 30 years in her spacious New York City apartment, which served as a primary residence in addition to her homes in London and Paris. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "Inside Lee Radziwill's Energetic Upper East Side Apartment," 8 May 2019

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First Known Use of spacious

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for spacious

Middle English, from Anglo-French spacioux, from Latin spatiosus, from spatium space, room

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spacious

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of spacious

: having a large amount of space

spacious

adjective
spa·​cious | \ ˈspā-shəs How to pronounce spacious (audio) \

Kids Definition of spacious

: having ample space a spacious room

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