What does lusty mean?

Definitions for lusty
ˈlʌs tilusty

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word lusty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lustful, lusty, concupiscentadjective

    vigorously passionate

  2. hearty, full-blooded, lusty, red-bloodedadjective

    endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health

    "a hearty glow of health"


  1. lustyadjective

    Strong, healthy and vigorous.

  2. lustyadjective

    hearty and enthusiastic.

  3. lustyadjective

    Given to experiencing lust; enjoying physical sensations.

  4. Etymology: lusty "mirthful, pleasant, delicious, delightful" from. Compare lustich (lustig "cheerful"), lustic (lustig "amusing"), lostigr (lustig "funny", lystig "merry"). More at lust, -y.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Lustyadjective

    Stout; vigorous; healthy; able of body.

    Etymology: lustig, Dutch.

    This lusty lady came from Persia late,
    She with the Christians had encounter’d oft. Fairy Qu.

    If lusty love should go in quest of beauty,
    Where should he find it fairer than in Blanch? William Shakespeare.

    We yet may see the old man in a morning,
    Lusty as health, come ruddy to the field,
    And there pursue the chase. Thomas Otway.


  1. lusty

    Lusty refers to being full of or characterized by healthy vigor or strength; strong, durable, robust. It can also refer to being hearty or enthusiastic. In an archaic or literary sense, it can imply strong sexual desire or lustfulness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lusty

    exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body

  2. Lusty

    beautiful; handsome; pleasant

  3. Lusty

    of large size; big. [Obs.] " Three lusty vessels." Evelyn. Hence, sometimes, pregnant

  4. Lusty

    lustful; lascivious

  5. Etymology: [From Lust. See Lust, and cf. Luscious.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lusty

    See Lust.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. LUSTY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lusty is ranked #42455 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Lusty surname appeared 511 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Lusty.

    85.7% or 438 total occurrences were White.
    7.4% or 38 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    4.3% or 22 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lusty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lusty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of lusty in a Sentence

  1. John Wayne:

    Healthy, lusty sex is wonderful

  2. Mark Twain:

    Youth, large, lusty, loving- Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination

  3. Walt Whitman:

    Youth, large, lusty, loving -- Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination?

  4. Omar Khayyam:

    By Fate full many a heart has been undone, And many a sprightly rose made woe-begone; Plume thee not on thy lusty youth and strength: Full many a bud is blasted ere its bloom.

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