commodious commodious  /kə ˈmoʊ di əs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) large and roomy (`convenient' is archaic in this sense)

Usage(s):

  1. As aerodynamic as a birds skull and as commodious as a double coffin, it is not on blocks but lodged in one, like a stray bullet.
  2. Commodious: Books and Self Though skinny to the point of concision in their first years, Iris Murdoch's novels have since become more and more weighty and commodious.
  3. This brought John to accept Benjamin Franklin's invitation to reside in his commodious quarters in Passy, a suburb at the city's edge, near the Bois de Boulogne.

News

  • The Duncan Samson Block

    The city of Whitefish owes much of its history to one particular day: Oct. 4, 1904, when the first Great Northern Railway train pulled into this “commodious and important” division point (formerly at Kalispell). In many ways, Whitefish was a railroad boomtown. For example, so many trees were felled in such a short time that the moniker “Stumptown” was quite fitting. And the Whitefish Townsite ...
    on August 13, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

Quotes

  1. •French writer Alexis de Tocqueville said it best after visiting America in 1831, "I sought for the greatness of the United States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and boundless forests - and it was not there. I...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Alexis de Tocqueville Source: Ritzville Adams County Journal

  2. "I can't speak as an architect or reviewer," Stern said, but the new Garden will be "quite extraordinary, quite commodious, and it's going to be quite a treat for the fans of New York."
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: David Stern Source: New York Times

  3. Celia Fiennes wrote in 1679: "They have made the wells very commodious by the many good buildings all about and two or three miles around which are lodgings for the company that drink the waters. All the people buy their own provisions at the...
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Celia Fiennes Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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