1. abundant; copious
1. Politicians always spend a lavish amount of money on election campaigns.
2. characterized by abundance
2. At their lavish formal dinners, every imaginable kind of food is available in the greatest abundance.
lavare (to wash) (Latin)
love + ish. to be loved by ish u have to spend liberally. lavish (read it as love) in love boy spends money generously s0 generous in spending money