- 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 (“mirthful, pleasant, delicious, delightful”) from lust (“desire, appetite”) + -y, -i. Compare Middle Dutch lustich (Dutch lustig (“cheerful”)), Middle High German lustic (German lustig (“amusing”)), Old Norse lostigr (Swedish lustig (“funny”), Danish lystig (“merry”)). More at lust, -y.