Pronunciation: (rō-bust', rō'bust),[key] —adj. 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.