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leathery

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adjective leath·ery \ˈle-thə-rē, ˈleth-rē\

Simple Definition of leathery

  • : looking or feeling like leather

Full Definition of leathery

  1. :  resembling, characteristic of, or suggestive of leather <a leathery face> <a leathery aroma>

Examples of leathery

  1. the old farmer's leathery, brown skin

  2. <the leathery meat served in the cafeteria drove many of us to start bringing our own lunches>



Circa 1552

First Known Use of leathery

circa 1552

Rhymes with leathery


LEATHERY Defined for Kids

leathery

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adjective leath·ery \ˈle-thə-rē\

Definition of leathery

  1. :  like leather <leathery skin>





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