(adjective, verb)


1. very generous

- distributed gifts with a lavish hand

- the critics were lavish in their praise

Similar word(s): generous, munificent, overgenerous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting

2. characterized by extravagance; excessive.

- a lavish buffet

Similar word(s): rich, lucullan, plush, plushy

Sentences with lavish as an adjective:

- lavish of money;


1. expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns

Similar word(s): shower

Definition categories: possession, consume, squander, ware, waste