Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Vigorous enjoyment; zest: synonym: zest.
  • noun Individual taste.
  • noun Artistic style.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Appreciative taste or enjoyment; keen relish; zest.
  • noun Artistic ‘style’ or ‘taste’: as, the grand gusto (It. il gran gusto), the grand style.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Nice or keen appreciation or enjoyment; relish; taste; fancy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun enthusiasm; enjoyment, vigor

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, from Latin gustus, taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Italian gusto, from Latin gustus ("tasting").

Examples

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  • "... the Knight of Wands is full of energy and life. He's never afraid to try something new and will reach for all the gusto he can."

    May 11, 2009