Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “lusty”

lusty

adjective uk   /ˈlʌs.ti/ us  
healthy, energetic, and full of strength and power: a baby's lusty cry We could hear the lusty singing of the church choir.Fit and healthyPhysically strong and powerful
lustily
adverb uk   /-tɪ.li/ us  
The baby cried lustily the moment he was born.Fit and healthy
lustiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Fit and healthy
(Definition of lusty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lusty?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “lusty” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More