Pronunciation: ( jen'ur-us),[key] —adj. 1. liberal in giving or sharing; unselfish: a generous patron of the arts; a generous gift. 2. free from meanness or smallness of mind or character; magnanimous.
3. large; abundant; ample: a generous portion of pie. 4. rich or strong in flavor: a generous wine. 5. fertile; prolific: generous soil.