Largesse - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lɑːrˈdʒes|  American pronunciation of the word largesse
Brit.  |lɑːˈ(d)ʒɛs|  British pronunciation of the word largesse

noun

- a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously (syn: largess)
- liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit (syn: largess, magnanimity, munificence, openhandedness)

Examples

He relied on the largesse of friends after he lost his job.

Word forms

noun
singular: largesse
plural: largesses
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