lady bountiful

noun, often capitalized L&B

Definition of lady bountiful

plural

lady bountifuls

or

ladies bountiful

  1. :  a woman notable for or conspicuous in her benevolences

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Origin and Etymology of lady bountiful

after Lady Bountiful, character in The Beaux' Stratagem (1707), play by George Farquhar †1707 British dramatist born in Ireland


First Known Use: 1752


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