Definition of valetudinary in English:


Line breaks: val|etu¦din|ary
Pronunciation: /ˌvalɪˈtjuːdɪn(ə)ri

adjective & noun (plural valetudinaries)

  • another term for valetudinarian.
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    • How are we to expect heroic poems from a valetudinary?
    • And my health being broken as above mentioned, I was valetudinary, and particularly subject to faintings.
    • It must have been picked up by Sir Peregrine in the course of one of his valetudinary visits to ‘The German Spa.’

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