Definition of healthy
- a healthy complexion
- has a healthy appetite
- healthy foods
- a healthy lifestyle
- walk three miles every day … a beastly bore, but healthy
- —G. S. Patton
The company is financially healthy.
always a hard worker, Grandma has remained healthy into her 80s
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: having good health : not sick or injured
: showing good health
: good for your health
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