adjective \ˈfle-shē\

: having a large amount of flesh

: soft and thick


Full Definition of FLESHY

a :  marked by, consisting of, or resembling flesh
b :  marked by abundant flesh; especially :  corpulent
a :  succulent, pulpy <the fleshy texture of a melon>
b :  not thin, dry, or membranous <fleshy fungi>
flesh·i·ness noun

Examples of FLESHY

  1. the fleshy part of the thigh
  2. the fleshy texture of the melon
  3. a plant with fleshy leaves

First Known Use of FLESHY

14th century

Related to FLESHY


adjective \ˈflesh-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLESHY

: marked by abundant flesh; especially : corpulent


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