gusto


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gus·to

 (gŭs′tō)
n. pl. gus·toes
1. Vigorous enjoyment; zest: The children jumped into the swimming pool with gusto. See Synonyms at zest.
2. Archaic
a. Individual taste.
b. Artistic style.

[Italian, from Latin gustus, taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots.]

gusto

(ˈɡʌstəʊ)
n
vigorous enjoyment, zest, or relish, esp in the performance of an action: the aria was sung with great gusto.
[C17: from Spanish: taste, from Latin gustus a tasting; see gustation]

gus•to

(ˈgʌs toʊ)

n., pl. -toes.
1. hearty or keen enjoyment, as in eating or drinking, or in action or speech in general; zest.
2. individual taste or liking.
[1620–30; < Italian < Latin gustus; see gust2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gusto - vigorous and enthusiastic enjoymentgusto - vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
enjoyment - the pleasure felt when having a good time
enthusiasm - a feeling of excitement

gusto

noun relish, enthusiasm, appetite, appreciation, liking, delight, pleasure, enjoyment, savour, zeal, verve, zest, fervour, exhilaration, brio, zing (informal) Hers was a minor part, but she played it with gusto.
apathy, distaste, inertia, coolness, disinterest

gusto

noun
Spirited enjoyment:
Translations
إسْتِمْتاع وحَماس
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gusto

[ˈgʌstəʊ] N with gustocon entusiasmo

gusto

[ˈgʌstəʊ] nenthousiasme m
with gusto [sing, act, take part] → avec enthousiasme
to eat sth with gusto → dévorer qch

gusto

nBegeisterung f; to do something with gustoetw mit Genuss tun

gusto

[ˈgʌstəʊ] n with gustodi or con gusto

gusto

(ˈgastəu) noun
enthusiasm or enjoyment. The boy was blowing his trumpet with great gusto.
References in classic literature ?
One of the Bentley sisters cooked the little animal and he ate it with great gusto.
He had the hypocrisy to represent a mourner: and previous to following with Hareton, he lifted the unfortunate child on to the table and muttered, with peculiar gusto, 'Now, my bonny lad, you are MINE
and so on, with a gusto of appreciation that must have been very gratifying to the author had he been present.
Jekyll (who was composite) now with the most sensitive apprehensions, now with a greedy gusto, projected and shared in the pleasures and adventures of Hyde; but Hyde was indifferent to Jekyll, or but remembered him as the mountain bandit remembers the cavern in which he conceals himself from pursuit.
This was evidently local pleasantry, for the old man cackled over it, and his cronies joined in with gusto.
I felt a strong desire to overlay the incident with an even added measure of grossness; so, the further I proceeded, the more did the gusto of my proceeding increase.
And the barber would go on to describe with sar- donic gusto, how that stranger in mourning had been seen exploring the country, in carts, on foot, taking everybody into his confidence, visiting all the inns and alehouses for miles around, stopping people on the road with his questions, looking into the very ditches almost; first in the greatest excite- ment, then with a plodding sort of perseverance, growing slower and slower; and he could not even tell you plainly how his son looked.
How she was able to accomplish so much without neglecting her own heavy duties, which now included cooking, washing, mending and keeping in order the old shack for the hired men, was a topic upon which other women feasted with appreciative gusto, especially at missionary meetings when she was not present.
His tortures are the sport of the drawing-room arena and are pointed out and discussed with much gusto.
The acquaintance, a gentleman of uncertain breed, equally willing, was chewing Bill's paw with the gusto of a gourmet.
And my couch in the cooling gallery - my favorite couch, in my favorite corner, which I had secured with gusto on coming in - it was a bed of thorns, with hideous visions of a plank-bed to follow!
I expect that Shakespeare devised Iago with a gusto which he never knew when, weaving moonbeams with his fancy, he imagined Desdemona.