The definition of lavish is very generous or abundant.(adjective)
An example of lavish is a party that has an excess of food and drink.
See lavish in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < ME lavas, abundance < MFr < OFr lavasse, torrent of rain, prob. < laver, to wash: see lave
See lavish in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English laves
Origin: , probably from Old French lavasse, downpour
Origin: , from laver, to wash
Origin: , from Latin lavāre; see lave.
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