hearty

(redirected from heartiest)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to heartiest: hardiest

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

hale and hearty

Cliché healthy. The young infant was hale and hearty. The calf—hale and hearty—ran around the barnyard.
See also: and, hale, hearty

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]
See also: and, hale, hearty

hale and ˈhearty

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

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

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
References in periodicals archive ?
"Heartiest congratulations to Shri @blsanthosh ji on being appointed as NGS Org.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian (PPPP) President Asif Ali Zardari has greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali and urged for interfaith harmony for peace in the region and country.In a facilitation message on Wednesday, Zardari said, "I wish to extend on my behalf and on behalf of the PPP heartiest greetings to the Hindus on the occasion of Diwali.
You can be sure of one of the heartiest welcomes you will ever encounter.
Salam expressed his heartiest condolences to the families of the fallen victims and wished those injured speedy recovery.
CAN I offer my heartiest congratulations to staff and pupils of Beverley School in Beechwood Ward who have cooked their way to a national award.
THE days between Boxing Day and New Year's Eve are very much the ''no man''s land'' of the festivities and even the heartiest of souls can quickly become bored with repeats of old films, drunken uncles and the ubiquitous turkey butties.
Heartiest felicitations to all the successful candidates and in particular to Isa Al Kooheji.
The Mufti extends, on this occasion, his heartiest wishes to President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and his wife, Mrs.
HEARTIEST congratulations to all the Leaving Certificate students.
Heartiest congratulations to Abhinav Bindra on winning India's first ever Olympic Gold medal in an individual event.In this hour of glory let us not forget a very important fact that he has won inspite and despite the apathy of the sports administrators.As he comes from an affluent background he could afford to train outside India and also arrange for theAa theAa ammunition etc.
Among those offering their heartiest congratulations to creator Matt Weiner, star Jon Hamm and the rest of the ensemble were Lionsgate's Jon Feltheimer and Kevin Beggs; AMC's Charlie Collier and Christina Wayne.
MY HEARTIEST congratulations to Mrs Hazel Bicknell after winning her five-year battle for an inquest to be held into the death of her late father, Mr Leslie Vines, who died in the Maypole Nursing Home on September 2002.
My heartiest congratulations on your centennial countdown.
Every newsagent I know is the heartiest of fellows, a smile ever present, a little quip never more than a few seconds away, and all this bearing in mind that they have to get up early.
ON BEHALF of the shopkeepers and thousands of tourists who spend many millions of pounds in Conwy County each year, I offer my heartiest congratulations to the council on the excellent idea they have in respect of the operation of public conveniences.