wholesome: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hōl'sum), [key]
— adj.
  1. conducive to moral or general well-being; salutary; beneficial: wholesome recreation; wholesome environment.
  2. conducive to bodily health; healthful; salubrious: wholesome food; wholesome air; wholesome exercise.
  3. suggestive of physical or moral health, esp. in appearance.
  4. healthy or sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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