Adjective "Bounteous" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Generously given or giving; bountiful.
  1. 'It is the development of a distinctive regional Central Australian cuisine, based on traditional European and Asian cooking techniques, but using the bounteous foods and flavourings that nature has provided locally.'
  2. 'As they stepped out of the federal building, a burst of spring showered them with nature's most bounteous colours and the clouds parted to let the sun smile upon them.'
  3. 'Just picture those National Geographic locations where endless deserted sugar sand beaches, severed by rocky outcrops, fall into the nutrient rich bounteous waters of the Cortez sea of dreams and the mighty Pacific Ocean.'
  4. 'The blessing is believed to be the reason for the bounteous wealth and prosperity enjoyed by the people.'
  5. 'The food is - as elsewhere - bounteous and, well, adequate.'
  6. 'The bookshop was not quite as bounteous as its name suggested.'
  7. 'With the festival of lights around the corner, attractive discounts will also be bounteous.'
  8. 'It includes magnificent cycle lanes, bounteous fish counters in supermarkets, excellent public transport, Spanish healthcare and, of course, the weather.'
  9. 'But for some reason I fail to share Polly's bounteous optimism.'
  10. 'To enhance the appeal among kids, there were stuffed dolls of Santa Clauses placed among the bounteous flowers.'


1. giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal.

2. freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant.

More examples(as adjective)

"harvests can be bounteous."

"lives can be bounteous."

"hands can be bounteous."

"gardens can be bounteous."

"cropperses can be bounteous."

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Late Middle English: from Old French bontif, -ive ‘benevolent’ (from bonte ‘bounty’), on the pattern of plenteous.