Definition of open-armed in English:

open-armed

adjective

  • Having the arms open or apart, especially (of a person) ready to embrace someone; cordial, welcoming.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nashe (d. c1601), writer. From open + armed.

Pronunciation

open-armed

/ˌəʊp(ə)nˈɑːmd/