adjective, heart·i·er, heart·i·est.
noun, plural heart·ies. Archaic.
Origin of hearty
Can be confusedhardy hearty
Examples from the Web for hearty
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Asked what kind of support he got from rank-and-file Democrats, he paused before replying with a hearty laugh.Repubs Should Take It From Kucinich: Impeachment Isn’t Worth It|Eleanor Clift|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On vacation in Crete, Michlin and his wife were looking for a good, hearty meal.
Then, with a hearty laugh: “No one wanted to listen to the prophets.”Sarah and Susan Silverman: Comedian and Rabbi are Perfect Sisters|Kevin Fallon|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He looked up, and catching sight of me cried in his deep, hearty voice, “Come in, Mr. Castaigne!”Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How gladly would I have accepted their hearty invitation to remain several weeks with them!A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer
There was a hearty assent, as Syd said to himself, “What does he mean by ‘parbuckle’?”Syd Belton|George Manville Fenn
“Well, don't you worry, Aunt Jane,” said Francis in a hearty voice.Jane Field|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Mr. Hearty gazed at the man, his eyes dilated in astonishment.Adventures of Bindle|Herbert George Jenkins
After a hearty meal, Bill explained to them all the dangers of the great forest, and the necessity of returning to camp at dusk.Bill the Minder|W. Heath Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for hearty
adjective heartier or heartiest
Derived Formsheartiness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with hearty
see hale and hearty.