adjective \ˈləs-tē\

: full of strength and energy


Full Definition of LUSTY

archaic :  merry, joyous
:  lustful <lusty passion>
a :  full of strength and vitality :  healthy, vigorous <a young, lusty, growing country — Helen Harris>
b :  hearty, robust <a lusty beef stew>
c :  enthusiastic, rousing <a lusty rendition of the song>
lust·i·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb
lust·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of LUSTY

  1. <the lusty young rowers on the college crew team>
  2. <a lusty spirit of adventure>

First Known Use of LUSTY

13th century

Rhymes with LUSTY


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