given or giving freely

was a big tipper


the bounteous goodness of God


bountiful compliments


a freehanded host


a handsome allowance


Saturday's child is loving and giving


a liberal backer of the arts


a munificent gift


her fond and openhanded grandfather

Similar to: ↑generous
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  • bighearted — [big′här΄tid] adj. quick to give or forgive; generous or magnanimous bigheartedly adv. * * * big·heart·ed (bĭgʹhärʹtĭd) adj. Generous; kind.   bigʹheartʹed·ly adv. bigʹheartʹed·ness n. * * * …   Universalium

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  • bighearted — [big′här΄tid] adj. quick to give or forgive; generous or magnanimous bigheartedly adv …   English World dictionary

  • bighearted — adjective Date: 1846 generous, charitable • bigheartedly adverb • bigheartedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bighearted — adjective kind and generous …   Wiktionary

  • bighearted — Synonyms and related words: almsgiving, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, big, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, chivalrous, eleemosynary, elevated, exalted, free, freehanded, freehearted, generous, giving, gracious, great, great of heart,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bighearted — adj. warmhearted, loving; generous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bighearted — big•heart•ed [[t]ˈbɪgˈhɑr tɪd[/t]] adj. generous; kind • Etymology: 1865–70 big′heart′ed•ly, adv. big′heart′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • charitable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. generous, liberal, kindly, Christian, forgiving; altruistic, eleemosynary. See benevolence, liberality, pity. Ant., ungenerous. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. beneficent, liberal, philanthropic, kind;… …   English dictionary for students

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