Synonyms for healthy

Grammar : Adj
Spell : hel-thee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈhɛl θi

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Définition of healthy

Origin :
  • 1550s, from health + -y (2). Slightly earlier in the same sense was healthsome (1530s). Related: Healthiness.
  • It is wrong to say that certain articles of food are healthy or unhealthy. Wholesome and unwholesome are the right words. A pig may be healthy or unhealthy while alive; but after he is killed and becomes pork, he can enjoy no health, and suffer no sickness. [Eliza Leslie, "Miss Leslie's Behaviour Book," Philadelphia, 1839]
  • adj in good condition
Example sentences :
  • Now, that's healthy doin's fur a two-fisted Christian, ain't it?
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The healthy and the young might read a lesson on her blanched and wrinkled cheek.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • He was well groomed, of course; healthy, all a-tingle with vitality.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The silkworm-rearers are now taught to breed from healthy moths only.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • I say, don't you know that it's not healthy to go to sleep in the middle of the day?
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • He'll be all right, however; he's young, and healthy as a peach.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Why had he not come to meet her during her healthy exercise of the past three days?
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • I don't believe there is a healthy, normal man living who has not his dream.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • "I do like young people to have a healthy appetite," said the Senator.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • So, he did not feel that he was quite similar to his companions in games and healthy fatigues.
  • Extract from : « Ramuntcho » by Pierre Loti

Antonyms for healthy

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