[jen-er-uh s] /ˈdʒɛn ər əs/
liberal in giving or sharing; unselfish:
a generous patron of the arts; a generous gift.
free from meanness or smallness of mind or character; magnanimous.
large; abundant; ample:
a generous portion of pie.
rich or strong in flavor:
a generous wine.
excessively willing and liberal in giving away one’s time, money, etc
willing and liberal in giving away one’s money, time, etc; munificent
free from pettiness in character and mind
full or plentiful: a generous portion
(of wine) rich in alcohol
(of a soil type) fertile
1580s, “of noble birth,” from Middle French généreux, from Latin generosus “of noble birth,” figuratively “magnanimous, generous,” from genus (genitive generis) “race, stock” (see genus). Secondary senses of “unselfish” (1690s) and “plentiful” (1610s) were present in French and in Latin. Related: Generously; generousness.
[oh-ver-gild] /ˌoʊ vərˈgɪld/ verb (used with object), overgilded or overgilt, overgilding. 1. to cover with gilding. 2. to tint with a golden color: morning sunlight that overgilds the rooftops.
[noun, adjective oh-ver-gleyz; verb oh-ver-gleyz, oh-ver-gleyz] /noun, adjective ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz; verb ˌoʊ vərˈgleɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgleɪz/ Ceramics noun 1. a color or applied to an existing . verb (used with object), overglazed, overglazing. 2. to cover or decorate (a ceramic object) with an overglaze. adjective 3. used as an overglaze. 4. (of painted or printed decorations) […]
[oh-ver-greyz, oh-ver-greyz] /ˌoʊ vərˈgreɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgreɪz/ verb (used with object), overgrazed, overgrazing. 1. to (land) to excess. /ˌəʊvəˈɡreɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to graze (land) beyond its capacity to sustain stock
[oh-ver-greyz, oh-ver-greyz] /ˌoʊ vərˈgreɪz, ˈoʊ vərˌgreɪz/ verb (used with object), overgrazed, overgrazing. 1. to (land) to excess. /ˌəʊvəˈɡreɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to graze (land) beyond its capacity to sustain stock adj. of grassland, 1929, from over- + past participle of graze (v.).