- full of or characterized by healthy vigor.
- hearty, as a meal.
- spirited; enthusiastic.
- lustful; lecherous.
Origin of lusty
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1. robust, strong, sturdy, stout.
1. feeble, weak.
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Examples from the Web for lustily
Methinks that Gascony is too small a cock to crow so lustily.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
I could not swim a stroke; and I sang out, lustily, for help.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
Gor, I—I liked the fun, and so I thumpt away, and hiss'd as lustily as the best of 'em.The Contrast
She hit out as lustily as if she had not considered the matter at all.Howards End
E. M. Forster
A sirloin was set before him, on which he laid to as lustily as any beef-eater.
- having or characterized by robust health
- strong or invigoratinga lusty brew
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Word Origin and History for lustily
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