Difference between expansive-roomy and roomy




  1. (of buildings and rooms) having ample space


  1. an associate who shares a room with you


The chimney, usually of lath and plaster, ending overhead in a cone and funnel for the smoke, was so roomy in old cottages as to accommodate almost the whole family sitting around the fire of logs piled in the reredosse in the middle, and there they carried on their winter's work.

Caught under by the breeze, the awnings of the fore-deck bellied upwards and collapsed slowly, and above their heavy flapping the gray stuff of Captain Whalley's roomy coat fluttered incessantly around his arms and trunk.

On the opposite side of the hall is the roomy living/dining room, which has an open fireplace with marble surround.

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