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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lavishly mean? 

LAVISHLY (adverb)
  The adverb LAVISHLY has 2 senses:

1. in a wasteful manner
2. in a rich and lavish manner

  Familiarity information: LAVISHLY used as an adverb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LAVISHLY (adverb)

Sense 1lavishly [BACK TO TOP]


In a wasteful manner


lavishly; extravagantly

Context example:

the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap


lavish (very generous)

Sense 2lavishly [BACK TO TOP]


In a rich and lavish manner


lavishly; extravagantly; richly

Context example:

lavishly decorated


lavish (characterized by extravagance and profusion)

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