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Adjective: robust (robuster,robustest)  row'búst
  1. Sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
    "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
     
  2. Marked by richness and fullness of flavour
    "a robust claret"; "the robust flavour of fresh-brewed coffee";
    - full-bodied, racy, rich
     
  3. Strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity
    "the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith"
     
  4. Rough and crude
    "a robust tale"

Derived forms: robustest, robuster

See also: beefy, big-boned, big-chested, big-shouldered, broad-shouldered, buirdly, burly, cast-iron, chesty, half-hardy, hardy, healthy, heavy-armed, husky, iron, rugged, square-built, square-shouldered, stalwart, stout, strapping, strong, sturdy, tasty, unrefined, vigorous

Antonym: frail

Encyclopedia: Robust