Copious

Pronunciation: [ koh-pee-uhs ]


Definition: adjective

large in quantity or number; abundant; plentiful

Origin: Late Middle English


Etymology: from Old French copieux or Latin copiosus, from copia ‘plenty'


Usage:


Synonyms:

  • abundant

  • superabundant

  • plentiful

  • ample

  • profuse

  • full

  • overflowing

  • bountiful

  • many

  • full

  • generous

Antonyms:

  • sparse

Example:

The crops yielded a copious harvest.

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