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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
        • He was still an old galliard, with white Buffalo Bill vandyke, and he swanked around, still healthy of flesh, in white suits, looking things over with big sex-amused eyes.
        • 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.
        • Regardless of statistical significance, the qat chewers with healthy periodontium harbored lower relative counts of all tested taxa compared to the nonchewers in the same group.
      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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        Grammatically, this word "healthy" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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