Meaning of “voluminous” in the English Dictionary


"voluminous" in English

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uk /vəˈluː.mɪ.nəs/ us /vəˈluː.mə.nəs/ formal

A voluminous piece of clothing is large and consists of a lot of cloth:

Her voluminous silk dress billowed out behind her.

A voluminous piece of writing is long and detailed:

Have you read McClelland's voluminous account of his life?

(Definition of “voluminous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)