Definition of "largesse" []

  • The generous bestowal of gifts, favours, or money (noun)
  • The things so bestowed (noun)
  • Generosity of spirit or attitude (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of largess. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "largesse" in a sentence
  • "As a good Liberal Democrat I believe that the nurses 'anger in the face of this largesse is a sign that the National Health Service is far too centralised."
  • "Students and older siblings may have been direct beneficiaries of the largesse from the tax cuts in the stimulus, cash for clunkers, the first time homebuyer credit or even the extension of health care to dependents to age 26."
  • "It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves largesse from the public treasury."