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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 ?
Martin states that he never conversed with any officer who had served under Nelson "without hearing the heartiest expressions of attachment to his person and admiration of his frank and conciliatory manner to his subordinates.
Thither he proceeded with all possible dispatch, and in a little while had the pleasure of finding himself once more surrounded by his people, who greeted his return among them in the heartiest manner; for his long-protracted absence had convinced them that he and his three companions had been cut off by some hostile tribe.
She was so little equal to Rebecca's puddings and Rebecca's hashes, brought to table, as they all were, with such accompaniments of half-cleaned plates, and not half-cleaned knives and forks, that she was very often constrained to defer her heartiest meal till she could send her brothers in the evening for biscuits and buns.
Such gruel sustains life here, I thought; so, shutting my eyes, and excluding the motes by a skilfully directed undercurrent, I drank to genuine hospitality the heartiest draught I could.
He was then the heartiest and sturdiest boy in the world, and he is now the heartiest and sturdiest man.
Go and arrange everything--and give him my heartiest compliments.
We have been so short a time in our new abode that I have nothing more to tell you -- except that Miss Garth's sister has received us with the heartiest kindness.
Poyser has been expressing on your behalf and on his own, and it will always be my heartiest wish to deserve them.
The worthy fellow, making the best of every thing, took one of the heartiest luncheons he ever ate in his life, and gave his new adorers an exalted idea of how the gods tuck away their food upon grand occasions.
I don't wish to bribe you, but I'll give you my heartiest kiss, and promise to eat every crumb of the loaf myself.
We went back to our friends at the farm to rest that night, and the next morning--escorted to the station, with the heartiest enthusiasm and good will, by the whole village and by all the farmers in the neighbourhood--we returned to London.
That afternoon, when he had slept off his fatigue; had shaved, and washed, and dressed, and freshened himself from top to toe; when he had dined, comforted himself with a pipe, an extra Toby, a nap in the great arm-chair, and a quiet chat with Mrs Varden on everything that had happened, was happening, or about to happen, within the sphere of their domestic concern; the locksmith sat himself down at the tea-table in the little back-parlour: the rosiest, cosiest, merriest, heartiest, best-contented old buck, in Great Britain or out of it.