The definition of commodious is something that is spacious and roomy.
A large overstuffed sofa is an example of something commodious.
offering plenty of room; spacious; roomy
Origin of commodiousME, convenient ; from Medieval Latin commodiosus ; from Classical Latin commodus: see commode
- Spacious; roomy: “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). See Synonyms at spacious.
- Archaic Suitable; handy.
Origin of commodiousMiddle English, convenient, from Medieval Latin commodi&omacron;sus, from Latin commodus : com-, com- + modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more commodious, superlative most commodious)