voluminous


voluminous

adjective

  1. forming, filling, or writing a large volume or many volumes: a voluminous edition.
  2. sufficient to fill a volume or volumes: a voluminous correspondence.
  3. of great volume, size, or extent: voluminous flow of lava.
  4. of ample size, extent, or fullness: voluminous petticoats.
  5. having many coils, convolutions, or windings.

adjective

  1. of great size, quantity, volume, or extent
  2. (of writing) consisting of or sufficient to fill volumes
  3. prolific in writing or speech
  4. obsolete winding
adj.

“forming a large mass,” 1610s, from Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumen (genitive voluminis) “volume” (see volume). Related: Voluminously.

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