growthy

adjective
\ ˈgrō-thē How to pronounce growthy (audio) \
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 How to pronounce growthiness (audio) \ noun

Examples of growthy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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“Growthy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/growthy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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