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fleshy

adjective \ˈfle-shē\

: having a large amount of flesh

: soft and thick

flesh·i·erflesh·i·est

Full Definition of FLESHY

1
a :  marked by, consisting of, or resembling flesh
b :  marked by abundant flesh; especially :  corpulent
2
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

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FLESHIEST Defined for Kids

fleshy

adjective \ˈfle-shē\
flesh·i·erflesh·i·est

Definition of FLESHY for Kids

1
:  like or consisting of flesh <a fleshy snout>
2
:  1fat 1 <The shovel felt heavy in Stanley's soft, fleshy hands. — Louis Sachar, Holes>
Medical Dictionary

fleshy

adjective \ˈflesh-ē\
flesh·i·erflesh·i·est

Medical Definition of FLESHY

:  marked by abundant flesh; especially :  corpulent

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