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Definition of "gusto" []

  • Vigorous enjoyment; zest. See Synonyms at zest. (noun)
  • Individual taste. (noun)
  • Archaic Artistic style. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gusto" in a sentence
  • "And mucho gusto is used both at the beginning and at the end of conversations, just like in English."
  • "I think one of the reasons we omnivores light into vegetarians with such unseemly gusto is that we realize, deep down, that we’re on shakier ground than we’d care to admit."
  • "Member; that sort distinguished from the wordsworthian or egotistical sublime, which is a thing per se and stands alone), it is not itself — it has no self — it is everything and nothing — It has no character — it enjoys light and shade; it lives in gusto, be it foul or fair, high or low, rich or poor, mean or elevated."