[syn: hearty, full-blooded, lusty, red-blooded]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lusty \Lust"y\, a. [Compar. Lustier; superl. Lustiest.]
[From Lust. See Lust, and cf. Luscious.]
1. Exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust;
healthful; able of body.
Neither would their old men, so many as were yet
vigorous and lusty, be left at home. --Milton.
2. Beautiful; handsome; pleasant. [Obs.] --Spenser.
3. Of large size; big. [Obs.] "Three lusty vessels."
--Evelyn. Hence, sometimes, pregnant. [Obs. or Prov.]
4. Lustful; lascivious. [Obs.] --Milton.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: vigorously passionate [syn: lustful, lusty,
2: endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health; "a
hearty glow of health" [syn: hearty, full-blooded,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
133 Moby Thesaurus words for "lusty":
active, acute, adipose, aggressive, animated, beefy, big-bellied,
bloated, blowzy, bosomy, bouncing, brawny, brisk, burly, buxom,
chubby, chunky, concentrated, corpulent, distended, doughty, dumpy,
dynamic, energetic, enormous, enterprising, enthusiastic, fat,
fattish, fleshy, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full,
full of pep, full-blooded, full-bodied, full-strength, go-go,
gross, gutsy, gutty, hale, hale and hearty, hard, hard as nails,
hardy, healthy, hearty, heavyset, hefty, hippy, husky, immense,
impetuous, imposing, incisive, intense, iron-hard, keen, kinetic,
lively, living, massive, meaty, mettlesome, mighty, nervy, obese,
obstinate, overweight, paunchy, peppy, plump, podgy, portly,
potbellied, potent, powerful, prodigious, pudgy, puffy, puissant,
pursy, red-blooded, robust, robustious, robustuous, roly-poly,
rotund, rude, rugged, smacking, snappy, spanking, spirited, square,
squat, squatty, stalwart, steely, stocky, stout, strapping,
strenuous, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong,
strong-willed, sturdy, substantial, swollen, take-charge,
take-over, thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tremendous,
trenchant, tubby, vast, vibrant, vigorous, vital, vivacious, vivid,
well-fed, whacking, whopping, zestful, zesty, zippy