robust: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rō-bust', rō'bust), [key]
— adj.
  1. strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous: a robust young man; a robust faith; a robust mind.
  2. strongly or stoutly built: his robust frame.
  3. suited to or requiring bodily strength or endurance: robust exercise.
  4. rough, rude, or boisterous: robust drinkers and dancers.
  5. rich and full-bodied: the robust flavor of freshly brewed coffee.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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