Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[koh-pee-uh s] /ˈkoʊ pi əs/

large in quantity or number; abundant; plentiful:
copious amounts of food.
having or yielding an abundant supply:
a copious larder; a copious harvest.
exhibiting abundance or fullness, as of thoughts or words.
abundant; extensive in quantity
having or providing an abundant supply
full of words, ideas, etc; profuse

full of information or matter
Word Origin

Latin copia ‘plenty’

mid-14c., from Latin copiosus “plentiful,” from copia “an abundance, ample supply, profusion, plenty,” from com- “with” (see com-) + ops (genitive opis) “power, wealth, resources,” from PIE root *op- “to work, produce in abundance” (see opus). Related: Copiously.


Read Also:

  • Cop it

    verb phrase To die, esp to be killed in battle or otherwise; buy the farm: He had a feeling he wouldn’t cop it that day/ The guy who buys it does it off camera (WWI British forces)

  • Copita

    /Spanish koˈpita; English kəˈpiːtə/ noun 1. a tulip-shaped sherry glass 2. a glass of sherry

  • Cop-killer

    noun A bullet capable of penetrating bulletproof vests: the apple-green bullets they call cop-killers (1980s+)

  • Coplanar

    [koh-pley-ner] /koʊˈpleɪ nər/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. being or operating in the same plane. /kəʊˈpleɪnə/ adjective 1. lying in the same plane: coplanar lines adj. 1862, from co- + planar.

Disclaimer: Copiousness definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.