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EN[ˈhɛl.θi] [-ɛlθi]
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    Definition of healthy in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMhealthierSUPhealthiestSUF-y
    1. Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind, or spirit: well.
      1. He was father to three healthy kids. ‎
    2. Conducive to health.
      1. A healthy diet and exercise can help to maintain proper weight. ‎
    3. Evincing health.
      1. (figuratively) Significant, hefty; beneficial.
        1. a healthy respect for authority ‎
        2. Sam unwrapped the sandwich and took a healthy bite out of the middle. ‎
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • First identified in 2007 from a child with febrile illness, SAFV are found in the stool of children with nonpolio acute flaccid paralysis and healthy children in Pakistan.
        • There was a healthy crowd: a mix of what looked like well-heeled uptowners, scruffy Brooklyn bohemians and clean-scrubbed Asian art students.
        • First, task performance of patients with known lesions (e.g. stroke) or neurophysiologic aberrations (e.g. dopamine deficiency in Parkinson’s disease) can be compared to healthy control subjects.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He would move heaven and earth to make sure his family is healthy.
        • Did you see how she waits on him hand and foot? It's not healthy.
        • She always got white rice at Chinese restaurants even though she knew the brown rice was healthier.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -y
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        Meaning of healthy for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "healthy" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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