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Meaning of BOUNTEOUS

Pronunciation:  'bawnteeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
 

BOUNTEOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: big, bighearted, bountiful, freehanded, generous, giving, handsome, liberal, openhanded
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Boun"te*ous\, a. [OE. bountevous, fr. bounte bounty.]
Liberal in charity; disposed to give freely; generously
liberal; munificent; beneficent; free in bestowing gifts; as,
bounteous production.

      But O, thou bounteous Giver of all good. --Cowper.
-- {Boun"te*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Boun"te*ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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