Generous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒenərəs|  American pronunciation of the word generous
Brit.  |ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəs|  British pronunciation of the word generous


- more than is usual or necessary

a generous portion


The school raised the money through donations from generous alumni.

He was generous with both his time and his money.

She has always been very generous toward the poor.

This restaurant is known for its generous portions.

a generous helping of mashed potatoes

She has a generous heart.

He has generous sympathy for unemployed workers.

The gift is generous by any standards.

He was always generous in sharing his enormous knowledge.

She's always very generous to the kids.

Jim is very generous with his time.

It was generous of them to ask Anna along.

He had a well-shaped, generous mouth.

She was generous enough to overlook my little mistake.

Please give generously to the refugee fund.

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