free-handed


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free-handed

adj
generous or liberal; unstinting
ˌfree-ˈhandedly adv
ˌfree-ˈhandedness n

free′-hand′ed



adj.
1. generous; liberal.
adv.
[1650–60]
free′-hand′ed•ly, adv.
free′-hand′ed•ness, n.
Translations

free-handed

[friːˈhændɪd] adjgeneroso/a
References in classic literature ?
This tendency of his to be liberal and profuse he had acquired from having been a soldier in his youth, for the soldier's life is a school in which the niggard becomes free-handed and the free-handed prodigal; and if any soldiers are to be found who are misers, they are monsters of rare occurrence.