[hahr-tl-ee] /ˈhɑr tl i/
in a hearty manner; cordially:
He was greeted heartily.
He sympathized heartily with their plight.
without restraint; exuberantly; vigorously:
They laughed heartily.
with a hearty appetite:
The campers ate heartily.
I’m heartily sick of your complaining.
thoroughly or vigorously: to eat heartily
in a sincere manner: he congratulated me heartily on my promotion
c.1300, from hearty + -ly (2).
[hahr-tee] /ˈhɑr ti/ adjective, heartier, heartiest. 1. warm-hearted; affectionate; cordial; jovial: a hearty welcome. 2. genuine; sincere; heartfelt: hearty approval; hearty dislike. 3. completely devoted; wholehearted: hearty support. 4. exuberant; unrestrained: hearty laughter. 5. violent; forceful: a hearty push; a hearty kick. 6. physically vigorous; strong and well: hale and hearty. 7. substantial; abundant; nourishing: […]
noun 1. a novel (1940) by Carson McCullers.
- Heart is set on
see: set one’s heart on
[hahrt-land, -luh nd] /ˈhɑrtˌlænd, -lənd/ noun 1. the part of a region considered essential to the viability and survival of the whole, especially a central area relatively invulnerable to attack and capable of economic and political self-sufficiency. 2. any central area, as of a state, nation, or continent: a vineyard in California’s heartland. /ˈhɑːtˌlænd/ noun […]