\ˈgrō-thē \
growthier; growthiest

Definition of growthy 

of livestock

: exceptionally fast in growing and gaining weight

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Other Words from growthy

growthiness \ˈgrō-​thē-​nəs \ noun

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Both of them were growthy horses that got better with time. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Betting odds and more on the field for Preakness 2018," 16 May 2018

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First Known Use of growthy

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of growthy was in 1884

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