[ zest-fuhl ]
See synonyms for: zestfulzestfully on Thesaurus.com

  1. full of zest.

  2. characterized by keen relish, hearty enjoyment, etc.

Origin of zestful

First recorded in 1840–50; zest + -ful

Other words from zestful

  • zest·ful·ly, adverb
  • zest·ful·ness, noun

Words Nearby zestful

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How to use zestful in a sentence

  • Hiram dozed over his cigar, having paid zestful attention to the dinner that Jackson Denslow had spread in the galley.

  • Rightly used, however, monogamic fellowship protects by making adventure in life more zestful because it is shared.

  • So off the old pair started at once on the quest, drawing some renewal of zestful youth from its absorbing interest.

  • There were busy, zestful young worlds, and languid, weary old ones.

    The Pirates of Ersatz | Murray Leinster
  • Men went hunting, now, with zestful tail-wagging dogs as companions in the chase.

    Nightmare Planet | Murray Leinster