What does the word lavish mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Lavishly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Lavishness.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To give out profusely; squander.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Profuse; prodigal; superabundant.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Lavishment.

Usage examples for lavish

  1. And then Mike was lavish with his praise. – The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys by Gulielma Zollinger
  2. And this they did with a lavish hand. – The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia by Frank Cousins Phil M. Riley
  3. 3. What is the relation of lavish use of natural resources to the cost of living? – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson