1. [ adjective ] (medicine) having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

"a rosy healthy baby" "staying fit and healthy"

Related terms: unhealthy flourishing blooming hearty rubicund full-blooded firm good hearty well-preserved wholesome anicteric well-preserved hale bouncing well fit wholesome robust health
2. [ adjective ] financially secure and functioning well

"a healthy economy"

Related terms: sound
3. [ adjective ] promoting health; healthful
Synonyms: good_for_you salubrious

"a healthy diet" "clean healthy air" "plenty of healthy sleep" "healthy and normal outlets for youthful energy" "the salubrious mountain air and water"- C.B.Davis "carrots are good for you"

Related terms: wholesome
4. [ adjective ] exercising or showing good judgment
Synonyms: intelligent sound levelheaded

"healthy scepticism" "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes" "the healthy attitude of French laws" "an intelligent solution" "a sound approach to the problem" "sound advice" "no reasonable explanation for his decision"

Related terms: reasonable
5. [ adjective ] (medicine) physically and mentally sound or healthy
Synonyms: fit

"felt relaxed and fit after their holiday" "keeps fit with diet and exercise"

Related terms: unfit conditioned able sound well
Similar spelling:   health