copious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “copious” in the English Dictionary

"copious" in British English

See all translations


uk   /ˈkəʊ.pi.əs/  us   /ˈkoʊ-/
in ​largeamounts, or more than enough: They ​drank copious amounts of ​wine. He took copious ​notes during the ​lecture.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
We ​ate and ​drank copiously at the ​party.
(Definition of copious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"copious" in American English

See all translations

copiousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈkoʊ·pi·əs/
in ​largeamounts; more than enough: She took copious ​notes, ​fillingpage after ​page.
(Definition of copious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “copious”
in Spanish copioso, abundante…
in Vietnamese dồi dào…
in Malaysian banyak…
in Thai อุดมสมบูรณ์…
in French copieux…
in German reichlich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量的,丰富的, 过量的…
in Turkish bolca, çok bol, aşırı fazla…
in Russian обильный, большой…
in Indonesian banyak sekali…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量的,豐富的, 過量的…
in Polish obfity…
What is the pronunciation of copious?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“copious” in British English

“copious” in American English

Word of the Day


to get knowledge or skill in a new subject or activity

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More