Crossword clues for hearty
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Hearty \Heart"y\, n.; pl. Hearties (h[aum]rt"[i^]z).
Comrade; boon companion; good fellow; -- a term of familiar
address and fellowship among sailors.
Hearty \Heart"y\ (h[aum]rt"[y^]), a. [Compar. Heartier (h[aum]rt"[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Heartiest.]
Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager; as, a hearty welcome; hearty in supporting the government.
Full of hearty tears For our good father's loss.
Exhibiting strength; sound; healthy; firm; not weak; as, a hearty man; hearty timber.
Promoting strength; nourishing; rich; abundant; as, hearty food; a hearty meal.
Syn: Sincere; real; unfeigned; undissembled; cordial; earnest; warm; zealous; ardent; eager; active; vigorous.
Usage: Hearty, Cordial, Sincere. Hearty implies honesty and simplicity of feelings and manners; cordial refers to the warmth and liveliness with which the feelings are expressed; sincere implies that this expression corresponds to the real sentiments of the heart. A man should be hearty in his attachment to his friends, cordial in his reception of them to his house, and sincere in his offers to assist them.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., "courageous; spirited, zealous;" also "loyal, faithful; sagacious, wise," from heart + -y (2). Related: Heartiness.
a. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager. n. (context obsolete or jocular nautical English) a term of familiar address and fellowship among sailors.
adj. showing warm and heartfelt friendliness; "gave us a cordial reception"; "a hearty welcome" [syn: cordial]
consuming abundantly and with gusto; "a hearty (or healthy) appetite"
without reservation; "hearty support"
Usage examples of "hearty".
His requests for specific equipment were met with a chorus of ready responses, the combined harshness of half a dozen Niyyuuan voices all attempting to answer at once leaving him wishing that his first ingredient was a hearty dose of acetylsalicylic acid.
The vines of the clematis tangutica climbed the trellis and the foxglove and aconitum looked hearty and healthy.
But in late June, just as the project was nearly finished, a Quincy neighbor on his way through Philadelphia stopped to pay his respects and revealed the whole secret to Adams, who, Abigail was happy to report, responded with a hearty laugh.
I immediately dispatched a messenger, riding at full tilt, conveying to Zeno my hearty thanks and my auths of loyalty, and asking him to send legionaries to relieve me of my stewardship of Singidunum.
Hall, Foxholes, Bearwood, the Vicarage of Mosely, and their outlying acquaintances, their yeomen and their labourers, lived as old-fashioned and hearty a life as if the battle of Sedgemoor had never been fought.
Lord George Bentinck would kindly consent to be the organ of the party on the occasion, and state their view to the House, the cheering was very hearty.
For disorder and confusion never kept Celestina awake nights or prevented her from partaking of three hearty meals a day as it would have Abbie Brewster or Deborah Howland.
As all kneeled by one consent, a more touching and hearty Te Deum never ascended to heaven, though borne on the peal of organ, bell and cannon, than came from that honest old heart.
Behind them Egmont and Orange had the hearty support of the patriotic and well educated native nobility.
That bluff and hearty warrior, Lord Eryon, was all for putting about for Komar.
Jaikie and Dougal sat in the kitchen, staying a hearty hunger with farles of oatcake and new-baked scones, and a healthier thirst with immense cups of strong-brewed tea.
It was quite necessary that the man should be hale and hearty, for it was his business to grapple with the Fijian Cerberus in the other world, while his majesty slipped past into the abode of bliss.
No matter that it is the dead of winter when salad chills us to the marrow and we should be eating preserved meats and hearty roots, garbures, and cassoulets.
The leader of the Venusian expedition had a much heartier handclasp than Tal was accustomed to receiving.
While she set the children to drinking milk, Council got out his lantern and went out to the barn to help the stranger about his team, where his loud, hearty voice could be heard as it came and went between the haymow and the stalls.