American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Vigorous enjoyment; zest. See Synonyms at zest.
- n. Individual taste.
- n. Archaic Artistic style.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Appreciative taste or enjoyment; keen relish; zest.
- n. Artistic ‘style’ or ‘taste’: as, the grand gusto (It. il gran gusto), the grand style.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Nice or keen appreciation or enjoyment; relish; taste; fancy.
- n. vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
- From Italian gusto, from Latin gustus ("tasting"). (Wiktionary)
- Italian, from Latin gustus, taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And mucho gusto is used both at the beginning and at the end of conversations, just like in English.”
“I think one of the reasons we omnivores light into vegetarians with such unseemly gusto is that we realize, deep down, that we’re on shakier ground than we’d care to admit.”
“Member; that sort distinguished from the wordsworthian or egotistical sublime, which is a thing per se and stands alone), it is not itself — it has no self — it is everything and nothing — It has no character — it enjoys light and shade; it lives in gusto, be it foul or fair, high or low, rich or poor, mean or elevated.”
“However, the curly parsley is back with gusto, which is fine with me because I love it, even though the flat kind is more trendy.”
“However, we are stopping to applaud the kooky singer for keeping us entertained in the fashion-dormant month of August where little else happens except for pictures surfacing of celebrities as they sun themselves in the Hamptons/ Barbados/ Sir Philip Green's yacht as she embraced the houndstooth motif with what can only be described as "gusto".”
“Nick Clegg's pious assertion that cuts would be fair and compassionate was at odds with Cameron's gusto, which is familiar enough in Conservative rhetoric: Cameron confronting an overweening state, which will be shrunk so the private sector might flourish once more.”
“Hindi naman gaanong magkakalayo ang lasa, pero para saakin, ang pinaka gusto ko ay ang Cabernet”
“« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2009, 12: 25: 38 AM » trip na trip ko tong guitar .. baka gusto nyo i trade sa new guitar ko .. samick greg bennett interceptor ii30 ..”
“Pare, dalawang araw ka ng hinahanap baka gusto mong mag press conference (Buddy, they've been looking for you for two days, you may want to hold a press conference).”
“Baka gusto mo Grass Roots Les Paul Custom Black Gold Hardwares?”
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