heart|y

heart|y «HAHR tee», adjective, heart|i|er, heart|i|est, noun, plural heart|ies.
–adj.
1. warm and friendly; full of feeling; genuine; sincere: »

hearty wishes for a happy birthday. We gav our old friends a hearty welcome.

SYNONYM(S): heartfelt, cordial, genial, cheery.
2. strong and well; vigorous: »

The old man was still hale and hearty at ninety.

SYNONYM(S): hale, healthy, robust.
3. full of energy and enthusiasm; not restrained: »

He burst out a loud, hearty laugh.

4. a) with plenty to eat; satisfying to the appetite; abundant: »

A hearty meal satisfied his hunger.

SYNONYM(S): ample, full. b) nourishing; strengthening: »

hearty food.

SYNONYM(S): invigorating.
5. requiring or using much food; having good appetite: »

People who work outdoors are usually hearty eaters.

6. fertile: »

hearty farmland.

–n.
1. a fellow sailor; brave and good comrade: »

Monsoon, my hearty, how goes it? (Charles Leyer).

2. = backslapper. (Cf.backslapper)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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