How did she know that generosity even among the overgenerous was infectious?
On it there was a diminutive pancake which had made itself from the drippings of an overgenerous spoonful.
Literature is not an overgenerous paymaster, and with a growing family expenses tend to increase in a larger ratio than income.
"Nature was overgenerous with that young lady," Farrel decided, as he made his way up to the smoking-car.
1580s, "of noble birth," from Middle French généreux, from Latin generosus "of noble birth," figuratively "magnanimous, generous," from genus (genitive generis) "race, stock" (see genus). Secondary senses of "unselfish" (1690s) and "plentiful" (1610s) were present in French and in Latin. Related: Generously; generousness.