Definition of largesse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also largess) noun
BrE BrE//lɑːˈdʒes//
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːrˈdʒes//
[uncountable] (formal or humorous)
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the act or quality of being generous with money; money that you give to people who have less than you She is not noted for her largesse (= she is not generous). to dispense largesse to the poor Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, from Latin largus ‘copious’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: largesse