Definition of valetudinary in English:


Syllabification: val·e·tu·di·nar·y
Pronunciation: /ˌvaləˈt(y)o͞odnˌerē

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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