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Definition of "commodious" [com•mo•di•ous]

  • Spacious; roomy. See Synonyms at spacious. (adjective)
  • Archaic Suitable; handy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "commodious" in a sentence
  • "The head quarters at Newburgh consist of a single house, neither large nor commodious, which is built in the Dutch fashion."
  • "A set of rooms next to mine was vacant, and Campion, who welcomed a new worker, had the two sets thrown into what house-agents term a commodious flat."
  • "A year ago the necessities of Alfred Waltham's affairs had led to a change; he and his wife and their two children, together with Mrs. Waltham the dowager, removed to what the auctioneers call a commodious residence on the outskirts of Belwick."