Meaning of “Lady Bountiful” in the English Dictionary

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"Lady Bountiful" in British English

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Lady Bountifulnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌleɪ.di ˈbaʊn.tɪ.fəl/ us /ˌleɪ.di ˈbaʊn.t̬ɪ.fəl/ disapproving

a woman who enjoys showing people how rich and kind she is by giving things to poor people

(Definition of “Lady Bountiful” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)