hearty

[ hahr-tee ]
/ ˈhɑr ti /

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

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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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Idioms and Phrases with hearty

hearty

see hale and hearty.

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