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 ?
and so on, with a gusto of appreciation that must have been very gratifying to the author had he been present.
One of the Bentley sisters cooked the little animal and he ate it with great gusto.
They cooked their meat before they ate it and they shunned many articles of food as unclean that Tarzan had eaten with gusto all his life and so insidious is the virus of hypocrisy that even the stalwart ape-man hesitated to give rein to his natural longings before them.
But as I am going to tell the story with some particularity, and perhaps some gusto, you will see why who read.
His tortures are the sport of the drawing-room arena and are pointed out and discussed with much gusto.
Felicity had made some very nice sandwiches of ham which we all appreciated except Dan, who declared he didn't like things minced up and dug out of the basket a chunk of boiled pork which he proceeded to saw up with a jack-knife and devour with gusto.
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 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.
I expect that Shakespeare devised Iago with a gusto which he never knew when, weaving moonbeams with his fancy, he imagined Desdemona.
The suggestion pleased, for no one at the table was more than twenty-four, and they threw themselves upon it with gusto.
Berg, as usual, kept silent when the subject did not relate to himself, but in connection with the stories of the Grand Duke's quick temper he related with gusto how in Galicia he had managed to deal with the Grand Duke when the latter made a tour of the regiments and was annoyed at the irregularity of a movement.
Even the lads and lassies giggled and snickered over their part in the affair, narrating with gusto how Larry had jumped on my chest and slept under the bridge, how So-and-So had slept out in the sandhills that night, and what had happened to the other lad who fell in the ditch.