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Generous meaning

generous - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.
  2. 2. Exhibiting those qualities which are popularly reregarded as belonging to high birth; noble; honorable; magnanimous; spirited; courageous.
  3. 3. Open- handed; free to give; not close or niggardly; munificent; as, a generous friend or father.
  4. 4. Characterized by generosity; abundant; overflowing; as, a generous table.
  5. 5. Full of spirit or strength; stimulating; exalting; as, generous wine.
  6. 6. Noble; magnanimous; liberal.

generous - examples of usage

  1. He and his wife carried on their large farm in an ideal manner; everything was upon a generous scale.
  2. To give himself more air he pulled down the too generous supply of bed clothes, and in imagination he followed the cart. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. He has been very generous in that way all along. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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