Translation of lavish in Spanish:
- 1.1 (generous, extravagant)(lifestyle)he was very lavish with the champagne
de derroche or despilfarrofue muy espléndido or generoso con el champánshe was lavish in o with her praisefue pródiga en elogios
no escatimó elogiosExample sentences1.2 (large, sumptuous)
(costumes/production)the lavish splendor of the banqueting hall
- 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.
fastuosoel lujoso esplendor de la sala de banquetesExample sentences
- 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 uponsomebodyprodigar(le) algoshe lavishes attention upon the children aalguien
no 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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.