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.

Synonyms: Vigorous, sound, hale, salubrious, healthful, wholesome, salutary.

Origin: Healthier; Healthiest.

(01 Mar 1998)