Lavisher
Lavisher \Lav"ish*er\ (-[~e]r), n. One who lavishes. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lavisher — See lavish. * * * …   Universalium

  • lavisher — n. generous giver, benevolent giver; spendthrift, squanderer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lavish — lavisher, n. lavishly, adv. lavishness, n. /lav ish/, adj. 1. expended, bestowed, or occurring in profusion: lavish spending. 2. using or giving in great amounts; prodigal (often fol. by of): lavish of his time; lavish of affection. v.t. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • lavishness — See lavisher. * * * …   Universalium

  • lavishly — See lavisher. * * * …   Universalium

  • lavish — 1. adjective /ˈlævɪʃ/ a) Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise. let her have needful, but not lavish, means. b) Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits …   Wiktionary

  • squanderer — n. Spendthrift, prodigal, waster, lavisher …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lavish — /ˈlævɪʃ / (say lavish) adjective 1. (sometimes followed by in, with or of) using or bestowing something in great abundance or without stint: lavish of time; lavish in his praise. 2. expended, bestowed, or occurring in profusion: lavish gifts;… …   Australian English dictionary

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