Associations to the word «Lavish»


LAVISH, adjective. Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal.
LAVISH, adjective. Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.
LAVISH, verb. (transitive) To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.

Dictionary definition

LAVISH, verb. Expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise".
LAVISH, adjective. Very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain".
LAVISH, adjective. Characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca