- big•heart•ed[[t]ˈbɪgˈhɑr tɪd[/t]] adj.generous; kind•Etymology: 1865–70 big′heart′ed•ly, adv. big′heart′ed•ness, n.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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bighearted — ighearted adj. given or giving freely. Syn: big, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, generous, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bighearted — [big′här΄tid] adj. quick to give or forgive; generous or magnanimous bigheartedly adv. * * * big·heart·ed (bĭgʹhärʹtĭd) adj. Generous; kind. bigʹheartʹed·ly adv. bigʹheartʹed·ness n. * * * … Universalium
bighearted — index philanthropic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
bighearted — [big′här΄tid] adj. quick to give or forgive; generous or magnanimous bigheartedly adv … English World dictionary
bighearted — adjective Date: 1846 generous, charitable • bigheartedly adverb • bigheartedness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
bighearted — adjective kind and generous … Wiktionary
bighearted — Synonyms and related words: almsgiving, altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, big, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, chivalrous, eleemosynary, elevated, exalted, free, freehanded, freehearted, generous, giving, gracious, great, great of heart,… … Moby Thesaurus
bighearted — adj. warmhearted, loving; generous … English contemporary dictionary
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
charitable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. generous, liberal, kindly, Christian, forgiving; altruistic, eleemosynary. See benevolence, liberality, pity. Ant., ungenerous. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. beneficent, liberal, philanthropic, kind;… … English dictionary for students