Definition of bounteous
1 : giving or disposed to give freely
2 : liberally bestowed
Examples of bounteous in a Sentence
Together we give thanks for this bounteous harvest.
offered a bounteous reward for finding the lost ring
Recent Examples of bounteous from the Web
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Many met with shipwreck and starvation, even as a native culture thrived along the coastal estuaries, feasting on that bounteous supply of seafood.
On Saint-Honorat, the abbey's upscale La Tonnelle restaurant highlights fresh Mediterranean ingredients in bounteous salads or the catch of the day, all enhanced with a glass of island wine and glorious views.
Tables topped with silent auction items drew interested bidders, than all circled a bounteous buffet featuring seafood gumbo, prime rib, shrimp alfredo and delicious desserts.
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Origin and Etymology of bounteous
Middle English bountevous, bounteuous, from Anglo-French bontive kind, from bunté
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of bounteous for English Language Learners
: giving or providing many desired things
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