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English definition of “hearty”


adjective (LARGE)    /ˈhɑː.ti/ US  /ˈhɑːr.t̬i/
large or (especially of food) in large amounts: We ate a hearty breakfast before we set off. She's got a hearty appetite (= she eats a lot).Big and quite bigEnormous old-fashioned very great: She has a hearty dislike of any sort of office work.Big and quite bigEnormous
(Definition of hearty adjective (LARGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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