- giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal.
- freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant.
Origin of bounteous
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Examples from the Web for bounteous
Hail, bounteous May, that dost inspire Mirth and youth and warm desire!Graded Poetry: Second Year
I thank you, and all of you for your cordiality and bounteous hospitality.Latin America and the United States
No better field for beggary in all Manhattan's bounteous acreage.
When fortune falls in love with a man she makes him a bounteous mistress.The Frozen Pirate
W. Clark Russell
Praise for every varied good, Bounteous round our pathway strew'd!The Liberty Minstrel
George W. Clark
- giving freely; generousthe bounteous goodness of God
- plentiful; abundant
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Word Origin and History for bounteous
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