Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

heathy

[hee-thee]
See more synonyms for heathy on Thesaurus.com
adjective, heath·i·er, heath·i·est.
  1. heathery.
Show More

Origin of heathy

First recorded in 1400–50, heathy is from the late Middle English word hethy. See heath, -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for heathy

Historical Examples

  • How, and for what productions, Heathy Grounds may be improved?

    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666

    Various

  • “I shall see from there,” he thought, and struck for it across a heathy clearing.

    The Black Arrow

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • In the afternoon Mabel and he walked across a heathy common that sloped to the river mouth.

    Wyndham's Pal

    Harold Bindloss

  • The coast here is a low range of heathy hills, with brilliant green bushes and marshy pools.

  • At the end of half an hour of silent progress they came forth upon a broad patch of heathy open.

    The Black Arrow

    Robert Louis Stevenson