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healthyish

[ hel-thee--ish ]

adjective

, Informal.
  1. (of food) having considerably healthy attributes, but not so strictly healthful as to compromise taste, texture, etc.:

    Our most popular healthyish soup is the fresh tomato bisque, crossing that line for some health foodies with its fearless addition of heavy cream.

  2. (of a lifestyle, etc.) characterized mostly by practices of sensible, healthy habits and choices, but not with strict or rigorous adherence:

    I try to keep a healthyish balance, enjoying outdoor activities with the family and usually eating unprocessed foods.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of healthyish1

First recorded in 2010–15; healthy ( def ) + -ish 1( def )

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