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openhanded

[ oh-puhn-han-did ]
/ ˈoʊ pənˈhæn dɪd /
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adjective

generous; liberal: openhanded hospitality.

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Origin of openhanded

1595–1605; open hand + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM openhanded

o·pen·hand·ed·ly, adverbo·pen·hand·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for openhanded

open-handed

adjective

generous; liberal

Derived forms of open-handed

open-handedly, adverbopen-handedness, noun
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