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 Dictionary entry overview: What does robust mean? 

ROBUST (adjective)
  The adjective ROBUST has 4 senses:

1. physically strong
2. marked by richness and fullness of flavor
3. strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity
4. rough and crude

  Familiarity information: ROBUST used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

ROBUST (adjective)

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Physically strong


vigorous (strong and active physically or mentally)

square-built (broad and solidly built)

heavy-armed (having massive arms)

hardy; stalwart; stout; sturdy (having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships)

cast-iron; iron (extremely robust)

big-shouldered; broad-shouldered; square-shouldered (having broad shoulders)

big-chested; chesty (marked by a large or well-developed chest)

big-boned (having a bone structure that is massive in contrast with the surrounding flesh)

beefy; buirdly; burly; husky; strapping (muscular and heavily built)

rugged (sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring)


healthy (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease)

strong (having strength or power greater than average or expected)


frail (physically weak)

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Marked by richness and fullness of flavor


full-bodied; racy; robust; rich

Context examples:

a rich ruby port / full-bodied wines / a robust claret / the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee


tasty (pleasing to the sense of taste)

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Strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity

Context examples:

the experiment yielded robust results / a robust faith


strong (having strength or power greater than average or expected)

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Rough and crude

Context example:

a robust tale


unrefined ((used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth)

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