from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of vigor or vitality; robust.
- adj. Powerful; strong: a lusty cry.
- adj. Lustful.
- adj. Merry; joyous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Strong, healthy and vigorous.
- adj. hearty and enthusiastic.
- adj. Given to experiencing lust; enjoying physical sensations.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body.
- adj. Beautiful; handsome; pleasant.
- adj. Of large size; big.
- adj. Lustful; lascivious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exciting desire; pleasant; agreeable; attractive; handsome.
- Full of or characterized by life, spirit, vigor, or health; stout; vigorous; robust; healthy; strong; lively.
- Impudent; saucy.
- Bulky; large; of great size.
- Full-bodied or stout from pregnancy.
- Lustful; hot-blooded.
- Synonyms Strong, Sturdy, etc. See robust.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
- adj. vigorously passionate
Middle English lusty, lusti "mirthful, pleasant, delicious, delightful" from lust (“desire, appetite”) + -y, -i. Compare Middle Dutch lustich (Dutch lustig "cheerful"), Middle High German lustic (German lustig "amusing"), Old Norse lostigr (Swedish lustig "funny", Danish lystig "merry"). More at lust, -y. (Wiktionary)