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(as) hearty as a buck

obsolete Very healthy. A lifetime of manual labor has made my father as hearty as a buck. I'm telling you, there's nothing wrong with me! I feel as hearty as a buck! Yes, I did have surgery a few months ago, but I'm as hearty as a buck now.
See also: buck, hearty

be (as) hearty as a buck

obsolete To be very healthy. My father is as hearty as a buck after a lifetime of physical labor.
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crack hardy

To appear or make oneself seem more courageous, resolute, or dauntless than one really feels, especially in the face of difficulties, setbacks, or adversity. I could feel my knees shaking with terror before my commencement speech, but I managed to crack hardy and step out onto the stage to deliver it. This girl I'm dating has a big dog that I'm really scared of, but I try to crack hardy when it's around.
See also: crack, hardy

hale and hearty

Healthy. It's true that she was in the hospital a few weeks ago, but she's hale and hearty now.
See also: and, hale, hearty

party hearty

To engage in a very lively, raucous celebration. I've been busting my hump all week studying for my exams on Friday, so I'm going to party hearty after they're all done! I know she partied hearty on Sunday for her birthday, so she might not be in the best form this morning.
See also: hearty, party
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hale and hearty

Cliché healthy. The young infant was hale and hearty. The calf—hale and hearty—ran around the barnyard.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hale and hearty

In robust good health, as in After her long bout with pneumonia, I was glad to see her hale and hearty. This redundant expression, since both hale and hearty here mean "healthy," probably survives owing to its pleasing alliteration. [Mid-1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hale and ˈhearty

(especially of old people) strong and healthy: She was still hale and hearty in her nineties.
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party hearty

and party down
in. to have a great time; to celebrate. (Also as an exclamation: Party down!) The whole class decided to celebrate and party hearty. Let’s party down, dudes!
See also: hearty, party
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

hale and hearty

Healthy and vigorous. This term, which dates from the mid-nineteenth century, is redundant, since hale and hearty both mean “healthy.” It survived, no doubt, because of its pleasing alliteration. Thomas Hardy used it in The Dynasts (1903): “We be the King’s men, hale and hearty.”
See also: and, hale, hearty
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