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roomy1

[roo-mee, roo m-ee] /ˈru mi, ˈrʊm i/
adjective, roomier, roomiest.
1.
affording ample room; spacious; large.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; room + -y1
Related forms
roomily, adverb
roominess, noun
Synonyms
capacious, generous, ample, extensive.
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British Dictionary definitions for roominess

roomy

/ˈruːmɪ; ˈrʊmɪ/
adjective roomier, roomiest
1.
having ample room; spacious
Derived Forms
roomily, adverb
roominess, noun
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Word Origin and History for roominess

roomy

adj.

"roomsome," 1620s, from room (n.) + -y (2). Related: Roominess.

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