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Definition large and roomy
  • a commodious building suitable for conventions
  • I told them that I wished to rent a furnished house not too near the town, commodious enough to allow for two separate suites of rooms.
    Jean Rhys  --  Wide Sargasso Sea
  • commodious = large and roomy
  • I worked at a commodious green-topped table placed directly in front of the west window which looked out over the prairie.
    Cather, Willa  --  My Antonia
  • My cottage is clean and weather-proof; my furniture sufficient and commodious.
    Bronte, Charlotte  --  Jane Eyre
  • In every Court, ample and commodious provision is made for the accommodation of the citizens.
    Dickens, Charles  --  American Notes for General Circulation
  • This house yields to its landlord over two hundred a year, or rather more than the rent of a commodious mansion in South Kensington.
    Shaw, George Bernard  --  An Unsocial Socialist
  • In it was a large, commodious hatch, leading to the lower deck.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  Pellucidar
  • do more for an almond than he for a commodious drab.
    Shakespeare, William  --  History of Troilus and Cressida
  • This is its harbour of refuge, a sure, commodious, and mysterious one, sheltered from all gales.
    Verne, Jules  --  20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
  • She changed her gown for a more comfortable and commodious wrapper.
    Chopin, Kate  --  The Awakening and Selected Short Stories
  • The great ocean and the commodious steamship filled her with awe.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  The Son Of Tarzan
  • And even now that Commodious is strangled, I don't see a way to our bettering ourselves.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Our Mutual Friend
  • This convenience, I was told, had been ordered, and I found, toward the close of the June afternoon, a commodious fly in waiting for me.
    James, Henry  --  Turn Of The Screw
  • a commodious harbor
  • The chariots themselves were large, commodious, and gorgeously decorated.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  A Princess of Mars
  • "It's a six-roomer, exclusive of kitchens," said Mr. Guppy, "and in the opinion of my friends, a commodious tenement.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Instead, a comparatively large and commodious chamber with conveniences not enjoyed by the small fry overhead.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • (He walks over to the rack) You know the King's impatience, how commodious it is!
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • They are, in truth, scanty enough; but — " I interrupted — "My cottage is clean and weather-proof; my furniture sufficient and commodious.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • My mother's room is very commodious, is it not?
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey

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