What does the word wholesome mean?

    Part of speech: superlative

  • Sound; healthy.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Wholesomely.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Tending to promote health.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Salutary.

Usage examples for wholesome

  1. At least, there was only that repetition of tea and breakfast that made her and Robert's lives so wholesome. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  2. She was slender, dark- eyed, dark- haired- a lovely, wholesome young creature; gracious and graceful. – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  3. My son, said his Mother gravely, you have now a sad lesson to learn, but a necessary and a wholesome one. – The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales by Mrs. Alfred Gatty