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Definición de “generous” en inglés

generous

adjective uk   /ˈdʒen.ər.əs/ us    /-ɚ-/

generous adjective (CHARACTER)

B1 willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected: a very generous man [+ to infinitive] It was most generous of you to lend me the money. She's been very generous with her time. There's a generous (= kinder than deserved) review of the book in today's newspaper.

generous adjective (SIZE)

C1 larger than usual or expected: a generous slice of cake a generous pay increase
generously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
B2 Please give generously to Children in Need. The jacket is very generously cut.
(Definition of generous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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