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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley