healthy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈhɛl.θi/
Adjective

healthy (comparative healthier, superlative healthiest)

  1. Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.
    Antonyms: unhealthy
    He was father to three healthy kids.
  2. Conducive to health.
    Synonyms: healthful
    Antonyms: unhealthy
    A healthy diet and exercise can help to maintain proper weight.
  3. Evincing health.
  4. (figuratively) Significant, hefty; beneficial.
    a healthy respect for authority
    Sam unwrapped the sandwich and took a healthy bite out of the middle.
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