bounteous


boun·te·ous

adjective \ˈban-tē-əs\

: giving or providing many desired things

Full Definition of BOUNTEOUS

1
:  giving or disposed to give freely
2
:  liberally bestowed
boun·te·ous·ly adverb
boun·te·ous·ness noun

Examples of BOUNTEOUS

  1. Together we give thanks for this bounteous harvest.
  2. <offered a bounteous reward for finding the lost ring>

Origin of BOUNTEOUS

Middle English bountevous, bounteuous, from Anglo-French bontive kind, from bunté
First Known Use: 14th century

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