[lav-ish] /ˈlæv ɪʃ/
expended, bestowed, or occurring in profusion:
using or giving in great amounts; prodigal (often followed by of):
lavish of his time; lavish of affection.
verb (used with object)
to expend or give in great amounts or without limit:
to lavish gifts on a person.
prolific, abundant, or profuse
generous; unstinting; liberal
extravagant; prodigal; wasteful: lavish expenditure
(transitive) to give, expend, or apply abundantly, generously, or in profusion
mid-15c., from Middle French lavasse (n.) “torrent of rain, deluge,” from Old French lavache, from laver “to wash,” from Latin lavare “to wash” (see lave). Related: Lavishly.
1540s, from lavish (adj.). Related: Lavished; lavishing.
/ləˈvɒltə/ noun 1. another word for volta
noun a round thin Middle Eastern bread that is soft like a tortilla or hard like a cracker; also written lahvosh , lavash , lawaash , lawasha ; also called Armenian cracker bread , cracker bread , paraki Usage Note cooking
noun See lavosh
[law-uh-bahy-ding] /ˈlɔ əˌbaɪ dɪŋ/ adjective 1. obeying or keeping the law; obedient to law: law-abiding citizens. adjective 1. adhering more or less strictly to the laws: a law-abiding citizen adj. 1839, from law + abiding.