generous: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jen'ur-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. liberal in giving or sharing; unselfish: a generous patron of the arts; a generous gift.
  2. free from meanness or smallness of mind or character; magnanimous.
  3. large; abundant; ample: a generous portion of pie.
  4. rich or strong in flavor: a generous wine.
  5. fertile; prolific: generous soil.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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