Definition of gusto
- different gustoes
- described the adventure with great gusto
- could not match the gusto of their competitors
I don't have the gusto to go on a strenuous hike right now.
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First Known Use: 1620See Words from the same year
beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, dynamism, energy, esprit, gas, get-up-and-go, ginger, go, hardihood, life, moxie, oomph, pep, punch, sap, snap, starch, verve, vigor, vim, vinegar, vitality, zing, zip;
debilitation, debility, delicacy, disablement, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, impotence, impotency, infirmity, powerlessness, puniness, slightness, softness, tenderness, weakness;
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