Robust - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊˈbʌst|  American pronunciation of the word robust
Brit.  |rə(ʊ)ˈbʌst|  British pronunciation of the word robust

adjective

- marked by richness and fullness of flavor(syn: full-bodied, racy, rich)

a robust claret
the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

- strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity

the experiment yielded robust results
a robust faith

- rough and crude

a robust tale

Examples

He is in robust health.

The sauce has a robust flavor.

Why is almost every robust healthy boy with a robust healthy soul in him, at some time or other crazy to go to sea?

The formerly robust economy has begun to weaken.

a robust man of six feet

a typically robust performance by the Prime Minister

the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

The economy is in a period of robust financial health.

He has a robust constitution.

...a young man of seemly appearance, robust health, and keen intelligence...

His constitution was far from robust.

External doors should be of robust construction.

Shall we be a race of clever crocks, or be robust imbeciles?

They have grown plethorically robust.

...the word “robustious” is probably a conflation of “robust” and “boisterous”...

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