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Definition of "bounteous" [boun•te•ous]

  • Giving or inclined to give generously. (adjective)
  • Generously and copiously given. See Synonyms at liberal. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bounteous" in a sentence
  • "Their feasts were events of careful consideration and long preparation, and those whose memories carry them back to the early days, recall bounteous loading of tables when festal occasion called for display."
  • "Here and there, a village, with its taper steeples, recalled the bounteous Hand "that giveth us all things richly to enjoy.""
  • "The very name of Canary is a cheerful one, associated as it is with the idea of bounteous vineyards, and of those little golden birds that make music all over the world."