English to English
1. Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.
2. very generous
distributed gifts with a lavish hand|the critics were lavish in their praise|a munificent gift|his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent|prodigal praise|unsparing generosity|his unstinted devotion|called for unstinting aid to Britain
3. characterized by extravagance and profusion
a lavish buffet|a lucullan feast
4. expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
He was showered with praise
5. To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.