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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (giving)
a. generous
¡Fue muy generoso de su parte donar $20,000!It was very generous of you to donate $20,000!
2. (noble)
a. magnanimous
Renee le dijo idiota a Bob y él todavía le ayudó. - Vaya, fue generoso de su parte.Renee called Bob an idiot and he still helped her. - Wow, that was magnanimous of him.
3. (abundant)
a. generous
Elisa amontonó una generosa porción de espaguetis en su plato.Elisa heaped a generous portion of spaghetti onto her plate.
4. (wine)
a. full-bodied
El anfitrión ofreció un vino generoso de Chile.The host offered a full-bodied wine from Chile.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona)
a. generous
fue muy generoso con sus hermanoshe was very generous to his brothers and sisters
2. (irónico)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡gracias, generoso!thanks, big spender!
3. (abundante)
a. generous
una ración generosaa generous helping
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1 (dadivoso) generous
ser generoso con algn to be generous to sb
es generoso con los amigos
ser generoso con algo to be generous with sth
es conveniente ser generoso con el calcio en la dieta de los jóvenes
2 (noble) noble; magnanimous
de sangre generosa of noble blood; en pecho generoso in a noble heart
3 (Hist) highborn; noble
4 [+vino] rich; full-bodied
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "generoso"
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lo contrario de generoso
the opposite of generous
contrario de "generoso"
opposite of "generoso"
el opuesto de "generoso" es "tacaño"
the opposite of "generous" is "stingy"
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