Health"y (?), a. [Compar. Healthier (?); superl. Healthiest.]

1.

Being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound; free from disease; as, a healthy chid; a healthy plant.

His mind was now in a firm and healthy state. Macaulay.

2.

Evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy complexion.

3.

Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as, a healthy exercise; a healthy climate.

Syn. -- Vigorous; sound; hale; salubrious; healthful; wholesome; salutary.

 

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