growthier; growthiest
of livestock
: exceptionally fast in growing and gaining weight
growthiness noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Trading at about 23 times forward earnings, Microsoft also doesn’t come nearly as expensive as some of its growthy tech peers. Anne Sraders, Fortune, 13 Oct. 2022 Raymond James notes that the deal should be immediately accretive to AFFO, giving the gaming player a growthy jolt in the arm to go with its 5%-plus yield. Brett Owens, Forbes, 8 Aug. 2022 The crazy bull market of the past 19 months or so has perhaps put into question whether or not the best returns, especially for the growthy tech stars that have filled VC portfolios in recent years, are to be made before a company goes public. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 29 Oct. 2021 Both of them were growthy horses that got better with time. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, 16 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of growthy was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Growthy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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