Definition of Bounteous

1. Adjective. Given or giving freely. "Her fond and openhanded grandfather"




Definition of Bounteous

1. a. Liberal in charity; disposed to give freely; generously liberal; munificent; beneficent; free in bestowing gifts; as, bounteous production.

Definition of Bounteous

1. Adjective. (context: of a person) inclined to be generous ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a gift etc.) liberal or abundant ¹

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Definition of Bounteous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bounteous

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boundeth
bounding
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boundings
boundless
boundlessly
boundlessness
boundlessnesses
boundness
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bounds
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bouning
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bounteous (current term)
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Literary usage of Bounteous

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1. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"Sir bounteous. My watch ? with all my heart; only give Time a charge, ... Sir bounteous. Oh, you ne'er knew any of the name but were great travellers. ..."

2. Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton (1750)
"490 This turn hath made amends; thou haft fulfill'd Thy words, Creator bounteous and benign, ... bounteous ..."

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