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Definition of "bountiful" []

  • Giving freely and generously; liberal. (adjective)
  • Marked by abundance; plentiful. 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 "bountiful" in a sentence
  • "Even more bountiful is the nopal cactus topped with bright pink and yellow blooms growing along the sides of the road and the prickly pear cactus whose fruit is used to make candy."
  • "He kept sevenscore servants, and his twelve days 'feasts at Christmas recalled the bountiful celebrations of the "King of the Peak," Sir"
  • "Never had the corn-growers of England been so thoroughly protected, yet, owing to causes over which the legislators had no control, namely bountiful seasons, the prices of wheat for the next seventy years was from 15 to 20 per cent. cheaper than in the previous forty."