hearty Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hearty" in British English

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heartyadjective

uk   /ˈhɑː.ti/  us   /ˈhɑːr.t̬i/

hearty adjective (ENTHUSIASTIC)

enthusiastic, ​energetic, and often ​loudlyexpressed: a hearty ​welcome a hearty ​laugh

hearty adjective (LARGE)

large or (​especially of ​food) in ​largeamounts: We ​ate a hearty ​breakfast before we set off. She's got a hearty appetite (= she ​eats a lot). old-fashioned very ​great: She has a hearty ​dislike of any ​sort of ​officework.
(Definition of hearty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hearty" in American English

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heartyadjective

 us   /ˈhɑrt̬·i/

hearty adjective (ENTHUSIASTIC)

enthusiastic and ​strong: a hearty ​handshake a hearty ​laugh

hearty adjective (LARGE)

[-er/-est only] generous or ​large: We ​ate a hearty ​breakfast before we set off on ​ourhike. [-er/-est only] Hearty is also used to ​meansatisfying to the ​taste: a hearty ​vegetablesoup
(Definition of hearty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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