- spacious and convenient; roomy: a commodious apartment.
- ample or adequate for a particular purpose: a commodious harbor.
Origin of commodious
Examples from the Web for commodious
Although none of these issues are burrowed into, they scroll by in manner that is commodious and vivid.Great Weekend Reads: 4 New Novels, November 13, 2011
Susan Salter Reynolds, Christopher Byrd, John Wilwol, Jennifer Miller
November 13, 2011
You must know that the Widow Dufeu was not a commodious person.The Fte At Coqueville
Evidently this had been a big, commodious and comfortable house in its day.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
She is most commodious; the cabins are much larger than is usual in a vessel of this size.Six Letters From the Colonies
This was large and commodious, divided by hangings into two or three compartments.At Aboukir and Acre
George Alfred Henty
A commodious residence was there available, and in it he settled with his family.Great Astronomers
R. S. Ball
- (of buildings, rooms, etc) large and roomy; spacious
- archaic suitable; convenient
Word Origin and History for commodious
early 15c., "beneficial, convenient," from Medieval Latin commodiosus "convenient, useful," from Latin commodus (see commode). Meaning "roomy, spacious" first attested 1550s. Related: Commodiously; commodiousness.