hearty


1hearty

adjective \ˈhär-tē\

: done or expressed in a very open, cheerful, and energetic way

: strong, healthy, and active

: large enough to satisfy hunger

heart·i·erheart·i·est

Full Definition of HEARTY

1
a :  giving unqualified support <a hearty endorsement>
b :  enthusiastically or exuberantly cordial :  jovial
c :  expressed unrestrainedly
2
a :  exhibiting vigorous good health
b (1) :  having a good appetite
(2) :  abundant, rich, or flavorful enough to satisfy the appetite
3
:  vigorous, vehement <a hearty pull>
heart·i·ness noun

Examples of HEARTY

  1. He gave us all a hearty welcome.
  2. hearty young men and women
  3. His grandmother remains hale and hearty in her old age.

First Known Use of HEARTY

14th century

Rhymes with HEARTY

2hearty

noun
plural heart·ies

Definition of HEARTY

:  a hearty fellow; also :  sailor

Examples of HEARTY

  1. <gather round me hearties, and I'll tell you a sea tale that'll shiver your timbers for sure>

First Known Use of HEARTY

1803

Rhymes with HEARTY

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