What does the word hearty mean?

Usage examples for hearty

  1. It now occurred to me that the time of my deliverance was come, and that it would be easy to bring these fellows in to be hearty in getting possession of the ship. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. And the Colonel gave himself up to a sincerely hearty laugh. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  3. To Flixton's Well, my hearty, you're a neat artist, ain't you? – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
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