Words I Love 32 – Voluminous

A new word today, the first of the year…

voluminous

vəˈljuːmɪnəs/

adjective

adjective: voluminous
  1. 1.
    (of clothes) very loose or full; having much fabric.
    “a voluminous purple cloak”
    synonyms: capacious, commodious, roomy, spacious, ample, full, big, large, sizeable, immense, vast, generous; More

    rarespacey
    “he folded his arms into the voluminous sleeves of his robe”
    antonyms: tiny, tight-fitting
    • (of a piece of furniture) large and accommodating.
      “he sank into a voluminous armchair”
  2. 2.
    (of writing) very lengthy and detailed.
    “we all scribbled down voluminous notes”
    • (of a writer) producing many books.
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