Pronunciation: (rō-bust', rō'bust), [key]
1. strong and healthy; hardy; vigorous: a robust young man; a robust faith; a robust mind.
2. strongly or stoutly built: his robust frame.
3. suited to or requiring bodily strength or endurance: robust exercise.
4. rough, rude, or boisterous: robust drinkers and dancers.
5. rich and full-bodied: the robust flavor of freshly brewed coffee.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.