Significado de “generous” - en el Diccionario Inglés

generous en inglés británico

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uk /ˈdʒen.ər.əs/ us /ˈdʒen.ər.əs/

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 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.

Más ejemplos

  • The public's response to the crisis appeal was generous and compassionate.
  • His mother is one generous woman.
  • John Herschel was an urbane, kindly and generous man.
  • She's a really sweet person and she's generous to a fault.
  • The charity will go under unless a generous donor can be found within the next few months.
adverb uk /ˈdʒen.ər.ə us /ˈdʒen.ər.ə


  • The star has generously agreed to donate all the proceeds to charity.
  • She behaved very generously towards us, and wouldn't allow us to pay for anything.
  • I don't know why you tipped the waitress so generously, when service was included in the bill.
  • The company compensated its customers generously for the loss they had suffered.
  • The people of the town filled the collection boxes most generously.


Please give generously to charity.
The jacket is very generously cut.

(Definición de generous del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

generous en inglés americano

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us /ˈdʒen·ə·rəs/

(of someone) willing to give help or support, esp. more than is usual or expected, or (of something) larger than usual or expected:

a generous donor
food in generous portions
adverb us /ˈdʒen·ə·rə·sli/

Please give generously to those in need.

(Definición de generous del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)