AskDefine | Define gusto

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gusto n : vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment [syn: relish, zest, zestfulness]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

gusto
  1. enthusiasm; vigor
    He sang with more gusto than talent.

Italian

Noun

  1. (sense) taste
  2. taste, flavour
  3. gusto, enjoyment, relish
  4. fancy, whim
  5. (plural) preferences

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gusto

Spanish

Pronunciation

lang=es|/ˈgus.to/

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gusto

Extensive Definition

Gusto may mean:
gusto in Japanese: ガスト

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

activity, affection, alacrity, amusement, animal pleasure, animal spirits, animation, anxiety, anxiousness, appetite, appreciation, ardency, ardor, avidity, avidness, bodily pleasure, breathless impatience, brio, briskness, capersomeness, carnal delight, cheerful readiness, coltishness, comfort, content, contentment, coziness, creature comforts, crush, delectation, delight, eagerness, ease, ecstasy, elan, endpleasure, enjoyment, entertainment, enthusiasm, esprit, euphoria, excitement, exuberance, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fire, fondness, forepleasure, forwardness, friskiness, frolicsomeness, fruition, fun, furor, fury, gaiety, gamesomeness, gayness, glow, gratification, great satisfaction, gust, heart, heartiness, hearty enjoyment, heat, impassionedness, impatience, impetuosity, impetus, infatuation, intellectual pleasure, joie de vivre, keen desire, keen pleasure, keenness, kicks, life, likes, liking, liveliness, love, lustiness, luxury, mettle, palate, passion, passionateness, perkiness, pertness, physical pleasure, piss and vinegar, playfulness, pleasure, promptness, quickness, quiet pleasure, readiness, relish, robustness, rollicksomeness, rompishness, satisfaction, savor, self-gratification, self-indulgence, sensual pleasure, sensuous pleasure, sexual pleasure, skittishness, soul, spirit, spiritedness, spirits, sportiveness, sprightliness, sweetness of life, taste, titillation, upclimb, vehemence, verve, vigor, vim, vitality, vivacity, voluptuousness, warmth, warmth of feeling, weakness, well-being, zeal, zealousness, zest, zestfulness, zip
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