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. (adjective)
: Comrade; boon companion; good fellow; -- a term of familiar address and fellowship among sailors. Dickens. (noun)
Examples of word hearty
I doubt if I ever told you that in the old days, when experimenting with the animals, I found that my will -- or brain-power, if you prefer the term -- worked torpidly for a while after meals, although, as you know, I was never what they call a hearty feeder.
She rang for me, to see how I was getting on with my needlework -- and she was what I call hearty, for the first time since
"Well, that's what I call hearty!" continued the ruffian, following his example.
"When a standpat Republican politician abandons a lifetime of party regularity at 70 to come out in hearty praise of a Democratic President," the paper noted, "it is time for connoisseurs of the unusual to stand by and take notes."
Members assimilated in hearty courtesy of a Falstaffian Bard's birthday take a break of final Apr hosted by Messrs. Friedman, Madeira, as good as Pope.
A bronzed and bearded man met them at the top and gripped their hands in hearty fellowship.
The cake is packed with berries and is fairly hearty from a mixture of plain and while grain flour.