1. [adjective] Very costly, generous;
We won a weekend in the lavish bridal suite of the most expensive hotel in the city.
The lavish lifestyles of the rich and famous are always popular topics for discussion in certain types of magazines.
2. [adjective] extravagance and profusion, much more than needed;/strong>
Her family is quite rich, so she was able to have a lavish wedding, followed by a huge reception.
We had a lavish dinner at an expensive restaurant for our wedding anniversary.
3. [verb] To give freely or generously;
They have lavished large amounts of time and effort over the years restoring the saloon.
She lavished huge sums of money on her garden at Malmaison and the publication of giant folios to record her plants for posterity. (