Simple Definition of largesse
: the act of giving away money or the quality of a person who gives away money; also : money that is given away
Full Definition of largesse
1 : liberal giving (as of money) to or as if to an inferior; also : something so given
2 : generosity
Examples of largesse
He relied on the largesse of friends after he lost his job.
Variants of largesse
Origin of largesse
Middle English largesse, from Anglo-French, from large
First Known Use: 13th century
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