hearty hearty  /ˈhɑr ti/


  1. (adj) showing warm and heartfelt friendliness
  2. (adj) providing abundant nourishment
  3. (adj) endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
  4. (adj) consuming abundantly and with gusto
  5. (adj) without reservation


  1. Whether or not you're a gastronome, reading about Rome's bountiful organic markets and the hearty hot dogs of Santiago, Chile, will surprise and delight you.
  2. A long-time Democrat, short-time independent, and former Gore running mate, he seemed a little out of place in the hearty Republican crowd.
  3. Over the decades, a few psychological researchers had ventured out of the dark realm of mental illness into the sunny land of the mentally hale and hearty.


  1. Running With Scissors is at its absurd best with Southern Gothic 'Hell's Belles'

    This 'comic cocktail of the Confederacy' becomes a hearty dose of Southern Gothic, with a splash of Grand Guignol excess, resulting in an over-the-top journey of laughs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. Fisherman's pie

    Serves 6 generously Something about the biting winter air makes us long for hearty food and familiar tastes. Here, white fish and shrimp, along with potatoes and cheese turn into a crusty casserole-style dish in a silky sauce. It's topped with mashed potatoes, which turn golden brown in the oven. The cheese can be left out of both the filling ...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Bran and Chia Muffins — Recipes for Health

    These moist, hearty muffins have great texture.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "He had no idea who was behind him when he smacked me," Ebert wrote. "Now it looked like he was picking on poor me. I have had my problems, but I promise you I am plenty hearty enough to withstand a smack, and quite happy, after the smack, to...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Roger Ebert Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Karzai told reporters he and Zardari had had "a very hearty meeting" to discuss cooperation in the fight against terrorism, and had pledged to work together.
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Hamid Karzai Source: AFP

  3. "Hearty congratulations to Abhinav Bindra for winning India's first-ever individual gold medal at the Olympics. He has done the country proud. His achievement heralds a new era for Indian sport," Pawar said in a release on Monday.
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Sharad Pawar Source: Cricketnext.com

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