Capacious



capable of holding much; spacious or roomy:
a capacious storage bin.
Contemporary Examples

Elena Kagan’s Surprise Defender Richard A. Epstein May 10, 2010
My Moments With Ariel Sharon Seth Lipsky January 10, 2014
How Hillary’s Feeling About Caroline Christopher Buckley January 23, 2009

Historical Examples

Poems 1817 John Keats
Imogen William Godwin
The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
Essays, First Series Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
Notes on My Books Joseph Conrad
The Log of the Flying Fish Harry Collingwood

adjective
capable of holding much; roomy; spacious
adj.

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