Translation of lavish in Spanish:
- 1.1 (generous, extravagant)(lifestyle)he was very lavish with the champagnede derroche or despilfarroshe was lavish in o with her praisefue muy espléndido or generoso con el champánfue pródiga en elogiosno escatimó elogiosExample sentences1.2 (large, sumptuous)
(costumes/production)the lavish splendor of the banqueting hallel lujoso esplendor de la sala de banquetesExample sentences
- He was lavish with her, but not like the movie would have you believe.
- Sometimes they cannot afford much, and in times of crisis, even when they are lavish it does not feel like enough.
- There was one exception to his lavish generosity.
- The directors' lavish lifestyles and sumptuous houses on the outskirts of Sydney raised the heckles of the Australian public.
- Only in sports do we generally find plush, sumptuous, lavish condominium accommodations.
- Ngaanyatjarra is an especially rich and lavish language, both in its grades of meaning and its structure and its sound.
- The lavish praise is only possible because the book note is riddled with factual errors and misleading innuendo from start to finish.
- He paid lavish praise to the girls for their wonderful liturgy.
- Witness their lavish praise for the ‘nice and friendly’ treatment they got on a return visit for a check-up.
- to lavish something
ono uponsomebodyshe lavishes attention upon the childrenprodigar(le) algo aalguienno escatimar(le) algo aalguiense desvive por los niñosExample sentences
- Over the next three meals, she had steadily turned up the heat, and all he ever did was lavish compliments on the quality and quantity of the food.
- They have spent years lavishing their love on scores of disadvantaged and special needs children.
- But nobody can fault him for not lavishing enough hyperbole on his creation.
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