• Scipio Æmilianus cramming himself for a Speech after a hearty Supper
    Scipio Æmilianus cramming himself for a Speech after a hearty Supper
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hearty without reservation "hearty support"
    • adj hearty consuming abundantly and with gusto "a hearty (or healthy) appetite"
    • adj hearty endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health "a hearty glow of health"
    • adj hearty showing warm and heartfelt friendliness "gave us a cordial reception","a hearty welcome"
    • adj hearty providing abundant nourishment "a hearty meal","good solid food","ate a substantial breakfast","four square meals a day"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hearty Comrade; boon companion; good fellow; -- a term of familiar address and fellowship among sailors.
    • Hearty Exhibiting strength; sound; healthy; firm; not weak; as, a hearty man; hearty timber.
    • Hearty Pertaining to, or proceeding from, the heart; warm; cordial; bold; zealous; sincere; willing; also, energetic; active; eager; as, a hearty welcome; hearty in supporting the government. "Full of hearty tears
      For our good father's loss."
    • Hearty Promoting strength; nourishing; rich; abundant; as, hearty food; a hearty meal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hearty Influenced by or proceeding from the heart; heartfelt; sincere; zealous: as, to be hearty in support of a project; a hearty welcome; a hearty laugh.
    • hearty Full of health; exhibiting strength; sound; strong; healthy: as, a hearty man.
    • hearty Adapted for, affording, using, or requiring strong or abundant nourishment: as, hearty food; a hearty dinner; a hearty eater or appetite.
    • hearty Bold; courageous.
    • hearty Synonyms Hearty, Cordial, Sincere; real, unfeigned, unaffected, heartfelt, earnest, ardent, eager. Hearty means having the heart in a thing, warmly interested in favor of something, and acting so as to show this feeling; proceeding straight from the heart, and manifested outwardly. Cordial is rather applied to feelings cherished or felt in the heart, heartfelt, or the outward expression of such feelings: as, cordial love; cordial hatred; cordial desires. Sincere means devoid of deceit or pretense, implying that the sentiments and the outward expression of them are in consonance.
    • hearty Active, vigorous, robust, hale.
    • n hearty A seaman's familiar form of address: as, come here, my hearties.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Hearty full of, or proceeding from, the heart: warm: genuine: strong: healthy
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  • Harry A. Overstreet
    Harry A. Overstreet
    “Better a dish of illusion and a hearty appetite for life, than a feast of reality and indigestion therewith.”
  • Norman Cousins
    “Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors.”
  • Puzant Kevork Thomajan
    Puzant Kevork Thomajan
    “A hearty laugh gives one a dry cleaning, while a good cry is a wet wash.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    “Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.”


Hale and hearty - Someone who is hale and hearty is in very good health.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. heorte; Dut. hart, Ger. herz; cog. with L. cor, cordis, Gr. kardia.


In literature:

Voalavo is one of those determined and hearty men who insist on all their friends enjoying themselves as they themselves do.
"The Fugitives" by R.M. Ballantyne
Every man flew with a hearty will to obey his orders.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Come along, my hearty.
"Rookwood" by William Harrison Ainsworth
I had a splendid hunger, and fell to, babbling of my skill with the gun between hearty mouthfuls.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
I trust I have your hearty support in this programme?
"The Root of Evil" by Thomas Dixon
Oh, you have a hearty well-wisher in Margaret, I am sure!
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
The giant at last gave up the search and ate a hearty supper.
"Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories" by Robert Ford
The fear of bringing an avalanche down on their heads was all that kept them from bursting into hearty cheers.
"The Camp in the Snow" by William Murray Graydon
She's as hearty at this minute as ever she was in her life.
"Harbor Tales Down North" by Norman Duncan
He received a hearty welcome from his new associates, and began to feel very much at home.
"In School and Out" by Oliver Optic

In poetry:

But the steersman sez, "I doubt her feel,
For she ain't responding to the wheel,
An' I got me doubts of 'r starboard keel --
But heave ho, me hearties!"
"A Land Shanty" by C J Dennis
But the brook that hath seen you come
Leaps forth with a hearty shout,
And the crocus peeps from the bed where it sleeps
To know what the noise is about.
"Armenian Folk-Song--The Stork" by Eugene Field
And hearty thanks I to my Maker owe,
That he vouchsaf'd such favour to afford,
As his salvation unto me to show,
Thro' Jesus Christ, my ever-blessed Lord:
"The Catechism " by Rees Prichard
Twenty bold mariners went to the wave,
Twenty sweet breezes blew over the main;
All were so hearty, so free, and so brave,—
But they never came back again!
"Twenty Bold Mariners" by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
Sou' sou' east, with the course set fair --
Heave ho, me hearties!
On the Geelong road we're cruisin' there --
Seven tars with ne'er a care --
Heave ho, me hearties!
"A Land Shanty" by C J Dennis
Yet some will doubt, if a hearty shout
From Windsor flies to Heaven
For the Royal Lady, whose bounteous heart
Daily returneth so SMALL A PART
Of all from the pauper riven.
"The Royal Bounty" by Ernest Jones

In news:

Enjoy a hearty meat dish that's British through and through.
It's a pretty funny reenactment so take a look at this video on Yahoo.com if you want a nice hearty laugh.
Norris's Famous Place for Ribs reminds me of a big corral from the Old West where happy people with hearty appetites gather to eat.
It's pleasingly thick and hearty.
It makes a hearty sauce for rigatoni , or you can skip the pasta altogether and serve it as a dip or high-impact sandwich spread.
Tossed with a tangy peanut dressing, this cold noodle salad with pork tenderloin is hearty but still refreshing.
With plenty of phytonutrients and complex carbohydrates root vegetables can be nutritious as well as a hearty and warming addition to winter menus.
Hearty Schnitzel , a Staple of Vienna's Kitchens.
When pairing beef with Cabernet, he usually serves a hearty red-wine sauce, like the one on these short ribs .
Good News Hearty-healthy tuna is a high-protein source of omega-3 fatty acids.
Hearty and comforting, they are also immensely practical, because they can be made in one pot and cooked a day or two in advance - and they improve in flavor when left overnight.
Margot Harris for the Jersey Journal Light, fluffy biscuits are topped with a hearty serving of sausage gravy.
This potato salad is hearty enough to satisfy even those who don't like the idea of a vegetarian main dish.
Valentine's Day: Not-so- twee tearooms offer romantic but still hearty dining.

In science:

Acknow ledgements: This work was done during my stay at FB 6 Mathematik of Universit¨at Essen. I would like to express my hearty thanks to Prof. H.
Factorization of generalized theta functions at reducible case
Hearty thanks go to Shrawan Kumar for numerous detailed comments and significant corrections on an earlier draft.
Positivity and Kleiman transversality in equivariant K-theory of homogeneous spaces
The author expresses his hearty thanks to Professor Takayuki Oda for his constant encouragement and his many advice.
Generalized Whittaker functions for degenerate principal series of $GL(4,\R)$
The author would like to express his hearty thanks to Professor S.
Generalized Bergmann Metrics and Invariance of Plurigenera
He also would like to express his hearty thanks to Professor S.
Generalized Bergmann Metrics and Invariance of Plurigenera