Definitions for largesslɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lar•gesslɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs(n.)

or lar•gesse

  1. generous bestowal of gifts.

  2. the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.

  3. Obs. generosity; liberality.

Origin of largess:

1175–1225; ME largesse < OF; see large , -ice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. largess, largesse(noun)

    a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously

  2. munificence, largess, largesse, magnanimity, openhandedness(noun)

    liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit


  1. largess(Noun)

    Generosity in the giving of gifts or money.

  2. largess(Noun)

    The gifts or money given in such a way.

  3. largess(Noun)

    A benevolent demeanor.

  4. Origin: largesse, largesce

Webster Dictionary

  1. Largess(adj)

    alt. of Largesse

Anagrams of largess

  1. glasser


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