adjective \ˈflesh-lē\

Definition of FLESHLY

a :  corporeal, bodily
b :  of, relating to, or characterized by indulgence of bodily appetites; especially :  lascivious <fleshly desires>
c :  not spiritual :  worldly
:  fleshy 1a
:  having a sensuous quality <fleshly art>

Examples of FLESHLY

  1. <a time of year when people shouldn't focus on fleshly concerns, but instead on spiritual matters>
  2. <the fleshly eye sees the only finished painting, but the mind's eye sees the genius behind its creation>

First Known Use of FLESHLY

before 12th century

Rhymes with FLESHLY


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