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hearty

[ hahr-tee ]
/ ˈhɑr ti /
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adjective, heart·i·er, heart·i·est.
noun, plural heart·ies.Archaic.
a brave or good fellow, especially with reference to a shipmate.
a sailor.
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Origin of hearty

First recorded in 1350–1400, hearty is from the Middle English word herti.See heart, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM hearty

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hearty

hardy, hearty
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How to use hearty in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hearty

hearty
/ (ˈhɑːtɪ) /

adjective heartier or heartiest
noun informal
a comrade, esp a sailor
a vigorous sporting mana rugby hearty

Derived forms of hearty

heartiness, noun
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Other Idioms and Phrases with hearty

hearty

see hale and hearty.

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