Definition of 'cavernous'
Example sentences containing 'cavernous'
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At night I lay on the bed in the cavernous room at the boarding house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No vast spas or cavernous meeting rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The benches have seats that lift up to allow access to the cavernous spaces beneath. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The audience enters a cavernous space filled with smoke and an infernal red glow. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's a cavernous room with spartan decor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An arc of terraces wrap a house of cool, cavernous rooms each with huge windows. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We found ourselves all but alone in the cavernous space, gawping at the caged beast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The ship's cavernous public spaces mean passengers have room to breathe during the days at sea. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The four-storey property is a cavernous space that could easily be reconfigured. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Let's hope they transform this cavernous space. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Horses came up the same way, and were sometimes used to explore its cavernous halls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We found ourselves in a cavernous tasting room with most people wandering around sniffing, swirling and spitting. The Sun (2006)A bright reception leads into a cavernous back room which is full and surprisingly festive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has style, the luxury of an executive car plus cavernous space for five passengers and their luggage. The Sun (2007)The throaty roar of a Maserati supercar sweeping along mountain roads at full tilt fills the cavernous exhibition hall. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Behind the glass is the cavernous waiting hall that is a treasure chest for aficionados of 1960s interior detailing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I sat on the edge of one strip, a cavernous floor space to my right. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now, though, there is a growing backlash against these cavernous spaces. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. cavernous is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'cavernous'
British English: cavernous ADJECTIVE
A cavernous room or building is very large inside, and so it reminds you of a cave.
Shrill teenage squeals echoed round the cavernous hall.
Definition of cavernous from the Collins English Dictionary
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