adjective Informal.

(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.
(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.

Nearby words

  1. healthfully,
  2. healthily,
  3. healthism,
  4. healthonism,
  5. healthy,
  6. healy,
  7. healy, timothy michael,
  8. heaney,
  9. heaney, seamus,
  10. heao

Origin of healthyish

First recorded in 2010–15; healthy + -ish1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019