lusty

[luhs-tee]

adjective, lust·i·er, lust·i·est.

full of or characterized by healthy vigor.
hearty, as a meal.
spirited; enthusiastic.
lustful; lecherous.

Nearby words

  1. lustreware,
  2. lustring,
  3. lustrous,
  4. lustrously,
  5. lustrum,
  6. lusus naturae,
  7. lut desert,
  8. lutanist,
  9. lute,
  10. lute stern

Origin of lusty

Middle English: word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at lust, -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for lustily

lusty

adjective lustier or lustiest

having or characterized by robust health
strong or invigoratinga lusty brew
lustful
Derived Formslustily, adverblustiness, noun

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Word Origin and History for lustily
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