freehanded
adjective Date: 1592 generous, openhandedfreehandedly adverbfreehandedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • freehanded — [frē′han΄did] adj. generous; openhanded * * * free·hand·ed (frēʹhănʹdĭd) adj. Openhanded; generous. See Synonyms at liberal.   freeʹhandʹed·ly adv. freeʹhandʹed·ness n. * * * …   Universalium

  • freehanded — index benevolent, charitable (benevolent), donative, philanthropic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • freehanded — [frē′han΄did] adj. generous; openhanded …   English World dictionary

  • freehanded — adjective 1. given or giving freely was a big tipper the bounteous goodness of God bountiful compliments a freehanded host a handsome allowance Saturday s child is loving and giving a liberal backer of the arts …   Useful english dictionary

  • freehanded — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. charitable, liberal, openhanded; see generous 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by bounteous giving: free, generous, handsome, lavish, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting. See GIVE …   English dictionary for students

  • freehanded — adj. generous, giving; sketched or drawn freely (without artificial aids) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • munificent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. generous, liberal, lavish, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, openhanded; benevolent, philanthropic, charitable, altruistic; unsparing, princely, profuse. See liberality.Ant., ungenerous, stingy. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • bighearted — adjective given or giving freely was a big tipper the bounteous goodness of God bountiful compliments a freehanded host a handsome allowance Saturday s child is loving and giving a liberal backer of the arts …   Useful english dictionary

  • giving — I noun 1. the act of giving (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑gift • Derivationally related forms: ↑gift (for: ↑gift), ↑give …   Useful english dictionary

  • openhanded — adjective given or giving freely was a big tipper the bounteous goodness of God bountiful compliments a freehanded host a handsome allowance Saturday s child is loving and giving a liberal backer of the arts …   Useful english dictionary

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