Definition of 'copious'
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Served with a copious amount of herby mayonnaise, it apparently has a gamey taste. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unlike politicians of previous generations he did not take copious notes, and now wishes he had. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two or three of them had taken copious notes during the trial. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)These plans and drawings are supplemented with copious notes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The visual learners took copious notes and drew charts and diagrams. Christianity Today (2000)Allow to cool and dust with copious amounts of icing sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some have prepared copious notes on what should be happening in racing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Throughout the edition are copious notes. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It is found in copious amounts, yet normally it seems to do very little. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)She provides copious notes and an astute introduction, offering an intelligently designed book that tells its own compelling story. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Taking copious notes, he paced possible routes uphill before concluding that a postman would face deadly peril if he attempted to do the same. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If copious amounts of blood, sweat and tears are not for you, turn away now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I remain strong in summer, but go downhill in autumn and end up with copious amounts of clear mucus. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And despite the copious amounts of butter used to bake it, it doesn't feel overly greasy. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'copious'
British English: copious ADJECTIVE
A copious amount of something is a large amount of it.
We ate copious amounts of food.
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