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hearty

warm-hearted; jovial; substantial: He gave me a hearty handshake.
Not to be confused with:
hardy – vigorous; robust; stout; brave: The early settlers were hardy people.

heart·y

 (här′tē)
adj. heart·i·er, heart·i·est
1. Expressed warmly, exuberantly, and unrestrainedly: a hearty welcome.
2. Complete or thorough; unequivocal: hearty support.
3. Vigorous; robust: a hearty glow of health.
4.
a. Enjoying or requiring much food: a hearty appetite.
b. Providing abundant nourishment; substantial: a hearty meal.
n. pl. heart·ies
1. A good fellow; a comrade.
2. A sailor.

heart′i·ness n.

hearty

(ˈhɑːtɪ)
adj, heartier or heartiest
1. warm and unreserved in manner or behaviour
2. vigorous and enthusiastic: a hearty slap on the back.
3. sincere and heartfelt: hearty dislike.
4. healthy and strong (esp in the phrase hale and hearty)
5. substantial and nourishing
n
6. a comrade, esp a sailor
7. a vigorous sporting man: a rugby hearty.
ˈheartiness n

heart•y

(ˈhɑr ti)

adj. heart•i•er, heart•i•est, adj.
1. warm-hearted; cordial: a hearty welcome.
2. genuine; sincere; heartfelt: hearty dislike.
3. completely devoted; wholehearted: hearty support.
4. exuberant; unrestrained: hearty laughter.
5. forceful; violent: a hearty push.
6. strong and well; vigorous: hale and hearty.
7. substantial; abundant or nourishing: a hearty meal.
8. enjoying or requiring abundant food: a hearty appetite.
n. Archaic.
9. a brave or good fellow, esp. a shipmate.
10. a sailor.
[1350–1400]
heart′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hearty - showing warm and heartfelt friendliness; "gave us a cordial reception"; "a hearty welcome"
warm - psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support"
2.hearty - providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
3.hearty - endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health; "a hearty glow of health"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
4.hearty - consuming abundantly and with gusto; "a hearty (or healthy) appetite"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
5.hearty - without reservation; "hearty support"
complete - having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting"

hearty

adjective
1. friendly, genial, warm, generous, eager, enthusiastic, ardent, cordial, affable, ebullient, jovial, effusive, unreserved, back-slapping He was a hearty, bluff, athletic sort of guy.
friendly cold, cool, unfriendly
2. wholehearted, sincere, heartfelt, real, true, earnest, genuine, honest, unfeigned With the last sentiment, Arnold was in hearty agreement.
wholehearted mild, insincere, half-hearted
3. substantial, filling, ample, square, solid, nourishing, sizable or sizeable The men ate a hearty breakfast.
4. healthy, well, strong, sound, active, hardy, robust, vigorous, energetic, hale, alive and kicking, right as rain (Brit. informal) She was still hearty and strong at 120 years and married a third husband at 92.
healthy weak, delicate, frail, feeble, unhealthy, sickly

hearty

adjective
1. Devoid of any hypocrisy or pretense:
2. Having good health:
Idioms: fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty, in fine fettle.
Translations
حَسَن الشَّهِيَّهحَماسيقَهْقَهَة من القَلْب، كَرْكَرَهكبير، مُشْبِعوُدّي
bujnýpořádnýsrdečnýveselývřelý
hjerteligjovialsolidstor
glaîværhjartanlegurhressilegur, ákafurlystugur, sem hefur góîa matarlystsem er vel úti látinn
bolbüyükcandançoşkulufazla neşeli ve gürültülü

hearty

[ˈhɑːtɪ] (heartier (compar) (heartiest (superl)))
A. ADJ
1. (= enthusiastic and friendly) [voice, greeting, welcome, thanks] → cordial, caluroso; [laugh] → efusivo, campechano; [person] → campechano, sanote
please accept my hearty congratulationspor favor, acepte mi más cordial felicitación or mis más sinceras felicitaciones
2. (= hard) [slap, kick] → fuerte
3. (= substantial) [meal] → copioso; [appetite] → bueno; [soup] → sustancioso
the men ate a hearty breakfastlos hombres tomaron un copioso desayuno
see also hale
B. Ntipo m campechano

hearty

[ˈhɑːrti] adj
[person] → enthousiaste
[laugh] → franc(franche)
[welcome, congratulations] → chaleureux/euse
to be in hearty agreement with sth → être absolument d'accord avec qch
(= substantial) [meal] → copieux/euse; [dish] → consistant(e)
a hearty soup → une bonne soupe consistante

hearty

adj (+er)
(= loud and friendly) laugh, voice, greetingherzlich; person, manner (= boisterous)raubeinig; (= over-familiar)plumpvertraulich; he gave a hearty laugher lachte herzlich or herzhaft
slap, blowkräftig
(= wholehearted) endorsement, condemnationuneingeschränkt; agreementungeteilt; hatred, disliketief; hearty congratulationsherzliche Glückwünsche pl; hearty welcomeherzlicher Empfang; we bid you a hearty welcomewir heißen Sie herzlich willkommen
foodherzhaft, kräftig; mealherzhaft, deftig (inf); appetitegesund; helpingkräftig, ordentlich; to be a hearty eatereinen gesunden Appetit haben, kräftig zulangen (inf) ? also hale
n
(Naut inf) me hearties!Jungs! (inf), → Leute!
(inf, = sporting man/woman) → Sportfreund(in) m(f); a rugby heartyein Rugbyfan m

hearty

[ˈhɑːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (person) → gioviale; (support) → caloroso/a; (dislike) → vivo/a; (laugh) → di cuore, di gusto; (appetite) → robusto/a; (meal) → abbondante, sostanzioso/a; (welcome, thanks) → cordiale, caloroso/a
a hearty eater → una buona forchetta

heart

(haːt) noun
1. the organ which pumps blood through the body. How fast does a person's heart beat?; (also adjective) heart disease; a heart specialist.
2. the central part. I live in the heart of the city; in the heart of the forest; the heart of a lettuce; Let's get straight to the heart of the matter/problem.
3. the part of the body where one's feelings, especially of love, conscience etc are imagined to arise. She has a kind heart; You know in your heart that you ought to go; She has no heart (= She is not kind).
4. courage and enthusiasm. The soldiers were beginning to lose heart.
5. a symbol supposed to represent the shape of the heart; a white dress with little pink hearts on it; heart-shaped.
6. one of the playing-cards of the suit hearts, which have red symbols of this shape on them.
-hearted
kind-hearted; hard-hearted; broken-hearted.
ˈhearten verb
to encourage or cheer up. We were greatly heartened by the good news.
ˈheartless adjective
cruel; very unkind. a heartless remark.
ˈheartlessly adverb
ˈheartlessness noun
hearts noun plural
(sometimes treated as noun singular) one of the four card suits. the two of hearts.
ˈhearty adjective
1. very friendly. a hearty welcome.
2. enthusiastic. a hearty cheer.
3. very cheerful; too cheerful. a hearty person/laugh.
4. (of meals) large. He ate a hearty breakfast.
5. (of a person's appetite) large.
ˈheartily adverb
ˈheartiness noun
ˈheartache noun
(a feeling of) great sadness.
heart attack
a sudden failure of the heart to function correctly, sometimes causing death. My father has had a slight heart attack.
ˈheartbeat noun
(the sound of) the regular movement of the heart.
ˈheartbreak noun
(something which causes) great sorrow. I have suffered many heartbreaks in my life.
ˈheartbroken adjective
feeling very great sorrow. a heartbroken widow.
ˈheartburn noun
a burning feeling in the chest caused by indigestion. She suffers from heartburn after meals.
heart failure
the sudden stopping of the heart's beating. the old man died of heart failure.
ˈheartfelt adjective
sincere. heartfelt thanks.
ˌheart-to-ˈheart adjective
open and sincere, usually in private. I'm going to have a heart-to-heart talk with him.
noun
an open and sincere talk, usually in private. After our heart-to-heart I felt more cheerful.
ˈheart-warming adjective
causing a person to feel pleasure. It was heart-warming to see the happiness of the children.
at heart
really; basically. He seems rather stern but he is at heart a very kind man.
break someone's heart
to cause someone great sorrow. If you leave her, it'll break her heart.
by heart
from memory; by memorizing. The children know their multiplication tables by heart; Actors must learn their speeches (off) by heart.
from the bottom of one's heart
very sincerely. She thanked him from the bottom of her heart.
have a change of heart
to change a decision etc, usually to a better, kinder one. He's had a change of heart – he's going to help us after all.
have a heart!
show some pity!.
have at heart
to have a concern for or interest in. He has the interest of his workers at heart.
heart and soul
with all one's attention and energy. She devoted herself heart and soul to caring for her husband.
lose heart
to become discouraged.
not have the heart to
not to want or be unkind enough to (do something unpleasant). I don't have the heart to tell him that everyone laughed at his suggestions.
set one's heart on / have one's heart set on
to want very much. He had set his heart on winning the prize; He had his heart set on winning.
take heart
to become encouraged or more confident.
take to heart
1. to be made very sad or upset by. You mustn't take his unkind remarks to heart.
2. to pay attention to. He's taken my criticism to heart – his work has improved.
to one's heart's content
as much as one wants. She could play in the big garden to her heart's content.
with all one's heart
very willingly or sincerely. I hope with all my heart that you will be happy.
References in classic literature ?
The boy could not have shown a wilder, heartier interest, if she had built a fire under him.
When, however, he wandered on and on, uphill and down, at times past green meadows, though also sometimes over wild stony couches where formerly perhaps an impatient brook had made its bed, then he turned all at once warmer and heartier again.
That is, I did not attempt anything like his tales in kind; they must have seemed too hopelessly far away in taste and time, but I studied his verse, and imitated a stanza which I found in some of his things and had not found elsewhere; I rejoiced in the freshness and sweetness of his diction, and though I felt that his structure was obsolete, there was in his wording something homelier and heartier than the imported analogues that had taken the place of the phrases he used.
Nothing could be heartier. His niece looked just the same.
Cleopatra landing from her golden galley never received a heartier greeting than "Little Mum" as she was borne to her tent by the young folk, for love of whom she smilingly resigned herself to three days of discomfort; while Jamie immediately attached himself to Rose, assuring her of his protection from the manifold perils which might assail them.
The pale roses Amy gave him were the sort that the Italians lay in dead hands, never in bridal wreaths, and for a moment he wondered if the omen was for Jo or for himself, but the next instant his American common sense got the better of sentimentality, and he laughed a heartier laugh than Amy had heard since he came.
She put her floury and horny hand into mine; another and heartier smile illumined her rough face, and from that moment we were friends.
They looked down at their programmes, in which the representative of Lucy figured under an assumed name; looked up again at the stage; penetrated the disguise; and vented their astonishment in another round of applause, louder and heartier even than the last.
He was younger than I, and, to all appearance, heartier and stronger than I.
The young clerk flushed with pleasure at this chorus of praise, rude and indiscriminate indeed, and yet so much heartier and less grudging than any which he had ever heard from the critical brother Jerome, or the short-spoken Abbot.
He bore the same sort of resemblance to his mother that our loving memory of a friend's face often bears to the face itself: the lines were all more generous, the smile brighter, the expression heartier. If the outline had been less finely cut, his face might have been called jolly; but that was not the right word for its mixture of bonhomie and distinction.
Next instant a still heartier hand had fallen on my back.