Lusty Lust"y, a. [Compar. {Lustier}; superl. {Lustiest}.] [From {Lust}. See {Lust}, and cf. {Luscious}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body. [1913 Webster]

Neither would their old men, so many as were yet vigorous and lusty, be left at home. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Beautiful; handsome; pleasant. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. Of large size; big. [Obs.] ``Three lusty vessels.'' --Evelyn. Hence, sometimes, pregnant. [Obs. or Prov.] [1913 Webster]

4. Lustful; lascivious. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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