lusty lusty  /ˈlə sti/


  1. (adj) vigorously passionate
  2. (adj) endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health


  1. Much of the affection that the world-public and especially the Florence-public has for Luisa Tetrazzini answers to her lusty joy in living.
  2. The Edens come of Norman stock, and as far back as the 15th century one lusty Robert de Eden carved out a fiefdom close to the Scottish border.
  3. As the predominantly male audience watches transfixed, a scene shows two lusty sons of a rich landlord cornering a pretty, well-endowed maid in their plush bedroom.


  1. 7 Ways The Microsoft Xbox One Can Fight Back Against The Sony PlayStation 4

    For many E3-watchers, the climax of the event came on Monday evening, when Andrew House, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, said with the lusty precision of a surgeon cutting a Thanksgiving turkey: I'm very proud to announce that PlayStation 4 will be available at $399. Given the rapturous boom-goes-the-dynamite applause, it was clear that his description of this price as "very ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. 'George Gershwin Alone' review: 'S wonderful

    'George Gershwin Alone' review: 'S wonderful The play runs less than 90 minutes, but the sing-along encore stretches the show to almost two hours - which, on opening night included lusty audience participation on standards ranging from "Embraceable You" to "Summertime," as well as two little-known, very funny novelty numbers (one written with Irving Berlin) and a salute to archivist Mike ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle


  1. Douglas, who has been traveling the country doing crab cake socials, describes the upcoming event as, "old-time classic vaudevillian burlesque with a light Latin supper. It's certainly lusty," he says.
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Tom Douglas Source: Charlotte Business Journal

  2. "His glossy fall coat was in fine trim and shone in the rays of the sun, while his pride of bearing showed him to be in the lusty vigor of his prime," Roosevelt wrote about one lordly buffalo.
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Theodore Roosevelt Source: New York Times

  3. Sheehy says it's about "a new universe of lusty, liberated women, some married and some not, who are unwilling to settle for the stereotypical roles of middle age."
    on Jan 19, 2006 By: Gail Sheehy Source: Rocky Mountain News

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