Definition of unhealthy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    unhealthy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ʌnˈhɛlθi//
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1not having good health; showing a lack of good health They looked poor and unhealthy. unhealthy skin His eyeballs were an unhealthy yellow.
  2. 2 harmful to your health; likely to make you sick unhealthy living conditions an unhealthy diet/lifestyle
  3. 3not normal and likely to be harmful synonym unwholesome He had an unhealthy interest in disease and death. opposite healthy
unhealthily
 
jump to other results
NAmE//ʌnˈhɛlθəli//
 
adverb She eats too unhealthily. He was unhealthily obsessed with past events.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: unhealthy