overgenerous overgenerous  /ˈoʊ vər ˌdʒɛ nə rəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) very generous

Usage(s):

  1. On one side was Big Steel, bellowing for a rescue package complete with high tariffs, low quotas and $10 billion to pay off some overgenerous pension plans.
  2. The next call came from Equitable, which had long been plagued by eccentric management and overgenerous realty loans.
  3. The shareholders can vote the executives out if they're being overgenerous -- just as the citizens can vote the politicians out.

News

  • Argentine Wheat Prices Hit Records

    Argentine wheat prices spike amid shortages caused by crop losses and overgenerous export quotas.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: DTN / The Progressive Farmer

Quotes

  1. Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for the area, said the help scheme "may be overgenerous" after it emerged that only a third of those eligible accepted help from the programme.
    on Feb 11, 2008 By: Jamie Reed Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I actually don't think the state is overgenerous," Pickett said. "It's not something most people could live on."
    on Mar 18, 2007 By: Joe Pickett Source: El Paso Times

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