Definition of munificent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//mjuːˈnɪfɪsnt//
; NAmE NAmE//mjuːˈnɪfɪsnt//
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extremely generous a munificent patron/gift/gesture He enjoys being munificent on a princely scale. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Latin munificent- (stem of munificentior, comparative of munificus ‘bountiful’), from munus ‘gift’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: munificent