- a less common word for healthy
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
health•ful /ˈhɛlθfəl/USA pronunciation adj.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- bringing about or maintaining good health;
wholesome:a healthful diet.
health•ful (helth′fəl),USA pronunciation adj.
- conducive to health;
wholesome or salutary:a healthful diet.
- Middle English helthful. See health, -ful 1350–1400
- See healthy.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
healthful /ˈhɛlθfʊl/ adj
'healthful' also found in these entries: