Healthy definition

hĕlthē
Having good health; well; sound.
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Showing or resulting from good health.

A healthy complexion.

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So as to promote one's health; in a healthy way.

If you eat healthy, you'll probably live longer.

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Sizable; considerable.

A healthy portion of peas; a healthy raise in salary.

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Possessing good health.

A healthy child.

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Vigorous, prosperous, etc.
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Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.

He was father to three healthy kids.

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Conducive to health.

A healthy diet and exercise can help to maintain proper weight.

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Sam unwrapped the sandwich and took a healthy bite out of the middle.

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(figuratively) Significant, hefty; beneficial.

A healthy respect for authority.

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Conducive to good health; healthful.

Healthy air.

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Indicative of sound, rational thinking or frame of mind.

A healthy attitude.

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The definition of healthy is someone or something that has, appears to have or helps to produce good health.

An example of healthy is a seventy year old man without any medical issues.

An example of healthy is a newborn baby without jaundice.

An example of healthy is a diet full of fruits and vegetables.

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Proper; fitting.

A healthy respect for the law.

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Abundant, considerable, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
healthy
Comparative:
healthier
Superlative:
healthiest

Origin of healthy

  • health +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary