Definition of gusty in English:

gusty

Syllabification: gust·y
Pronunciation: /ˈgəstē
 
/

adjective (gustier, gustiest)

  • 2Having or showing gusto: gusty female vocals
    More example sentences
    • To allow critical comments from listeners and Negus on the ABC this morning was a good gusty move by Catterns.

Derivatives

gustily

Pronunciation: /ˈgəstəlē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • Kincade sighed gustily and I jumped to apologize.
  • The mayor presented them with their certificates with the song ‘Stand up for the Champions’ playing gustily in the background.
  • Mehna sighed gustily and said nothing more, but sped up.

gustiness

noun
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  • But if you were feeling more charitable, you would say warmth, gustiness and jagged tunes are on his side.
  • But if there's a significant fault that so often infects such ensembles, including this one, it's a reluctance to engage the music for its gustiness and vigor, while favoring a certain affective politeness.

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