Definition of gusto noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡʌstəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡʌstoʊ//
[uncountable] Energetic
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enthusiasm and energy in doing something They sang with gusto. She attacked the huge slice of chocolate cake with great gusto. See related entries: Energetic Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Italian, from Latin gustus ‘taste’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gusto