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fleshy

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adjective, \ˈfle-shē\

Simple Definition of fleshy

  • : having a large amount of flesh

  • : soft and thick

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fleshy

fleshierfleshiest

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

  2. 2 a :  succulent, pulpy <the fleshy texture of a melon> b :  not thin, dry, or membranous <fleshy fungi>

fleshiness noun

Examples of fleshy in a sentence

  1. the fleshy part of the thigh

  2. the fleshy texture of the melon

  3. a plant with fleshy leaves



14th Century

First Known Use of fleshy

14th century


FLESHY Defined for Kids

fleshy

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adjective \ˈfle-shē\

Definition of fleshy for Students

fleshierfleshiest

  1. 1 :  like or consisting of flesh <a fleshy snout>

  2. 2 :  1fat 1 <The shovel felt heavy in Stanley's soft, fleshy hands. — Louis Sachar, Holes>




Medical Dictionary

fleshy

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adjective \ˈflesh-ē\

Medical Definition of fleshy

fleshier; flest

  1. :  marked by abundant flesh; especially :  corpulent





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