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openhanded adj : given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather" [syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal]

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English

Adjective

  1. In the context of "of a punch etc": Done with an open hand rather than a fist
  2. liberal and generous

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