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gusto

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noun gus·to \ˈgəs-(ˌ)tō\

Simple Definition of gusto

  • : great enjoyment, energy, and enthusiasm

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gusto

plural gustoes

  1. 1 a :  an individual or special taste <different gustoes> b :  enthusiastic and vigorous enjoyment or appreciation c :  vitality marked by an abundance of vigor and enthusiasm

  2. 2 archaic :  artistic style

Examples of gusto in a sentence

  1. <I don't have the gusto to go on a strenuous hike right now.>



Origin of gusto

Italian, from Latin gustus, past participle


First Known Use: 1620



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