- The definition of lusty is someone or something that is filled with passion, or someone strong and full of vigor.
An example of something lusty is a man at a strip club.
- Full of vigor or vitality; robust.
- Powerful; strong: a lusty cry.
- Merry; joyous.
(comparative lustier, superlative lustiest)
Middle English lusty, lusti (â€œmirthful, pleasant, delicious, delightfulâ€) from lust (â€œdesire, appetiteâ€) +â€Ž -y, -i. Compare Middle Dutch lustich (Dutch lustig (â€œcheerfulâ€)), Middle High German lustic (German lustig (â€œamusingâ€)), Old Norse lostigr (Swedish lustig (â€œfunnyâ€), Danish lystig (â€œmerryâ€)). More at lust, -y.