open-handed


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Related to open-handed: whim, disaggregation, indubitably, nonchalance

open-handed

adj
generous; liberal
ˌopen-ˈhandedly adv
ˌopen-ˈhandedness n
Translations

open-handed

[ˌəʊpənˈhændɪd] ADJ
1. (= liberal) → liberal
2. (= generous) → generoso

open-handed

[ˌəʊpnˈhændɪd] adjgeneroso/a
References in classic literature ?
Trelawney, being a very open-handed gentleman, as we all know, has just asked me a word or two, and as I was able to tell him that every man on board had done his duty, alow and aloft, as I never ask to see it done better, why, he and I and the doctor are going below to the cabin to drink YOUR health and luck, and you'll have grog served out for you to drink OUR health and luck.
To him the Club entrusted the arrangement of the festival in honor of Bagration, for few men knew so well how to arrange a feast on an open-handed, hospitable scale, and still fewer men would be so well able and willing to make up out of their own resources what might be needed for the success of the fete.
His open-handed liberality, his desire for everything of the best, his own personal cleanliness and care of himself she recognized as far beyond the average.
D'Artagnan could not get over the surprise created in him by this minister, who thus open-handed, sported with men and millions.
Down: 1, Tog-ether 2, Rep-air 3, L-ashings 4, Snorts 5, Ar-rest-ed 6, Enth-US-iasm 7, Hears-ay 8, Cur-ate 11, Restore 16, Lordly 19, Grace 20, Ban (rev) 22, Clear 23, Mo-us-se 25, Open-handed 26, Con 27, Stretch 30, Celer-it-y 31, Negative 32, Mode-rate 33, A-not-her 35, MO-Ping(-Pong) 36, Sta-b-le 37, T-R-avel.
The latest EB-5-related bill to hit the Senate floor has seen Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introducing on October 1, 2015 the most open-handed, favorable legislation so far to reauthorize and renew the EB-5 Regional Center Program.
Other changes include the introduction of a clearer advantage rule, while players will be permitted to score a point with an open-handed pass.
According to Politico, she was also shown breaking a board with an open-handed punch in a video released by her office.
Being unable to administer an open-handed slap to the backside of a disobedient child of any age means it is impossible for parents, nursery schoolteachers, playgroup supervisors or anyone in charge of children to teach the difference between right and wrong.
We should show that we care; are horrified by these tragedies, and will be open-handed with any help or comfort that can be offered.
Journalists go racing for free, have private viewing, exclusive facilities and enjoy the open-handed hospitality of their hosts throughout the day.
In this connection FPCCI has planned to help these victims and demanded open-handed contributions from philanthropists and business community to help these needy people for their rehabilitation.