Definition of wholesome adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhəʊlsəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊlsəm//
    Moral, Diet
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  1. 1good for your health fresh, wholesome food See related entries: Diet
  2. 2morally good; having a good moral influence It was clean wholesome fun. opposite unwholesome See related entries: Moral
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: probably already in Old English (see whole, -some).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wholesome