- generous; liberal: openhanded hospitality.
Origin of openhanded
1595–1605; open hand + -ed3
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magnanimous, bountiful, lavish, unstinting.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for openhanded
I've been too openhanded with her, and she's not a bit grateful.The Sweep Winner
Brillt-Savarin was a convivial soul, a lover of good cheer and openhanded hospitality.Old Taverns of New York
William Harrison Bayles
He did not mean something direct and openhanded; that would never have occurred to him.Bonaventure
George Washington Cable
While the members subscribed with glad and openhanded generosity, to collect the subscriptions was another matter.The Fighting Shepherdess