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adjective \ˈmē-tē\

: of, relating to, or resembling meat

: having or including a large amount of meat

: large and heavy or thick with flesh or muscles


Full Definition of MEATY

a :  full of meat
b :  having the character of meat
:  rich especially in matter for thought :  substantial <actors looking for meaty roles>
meat·i·ness noun

Examples of MEATY

  1. a meaty hunk of fish
  2. The mushrooms have a meaty texture.
  3. an athlete with meaty forearms
  4. an actor auditioning for a meaty role
  5. The meatiest part of the book is the historical background it gives.

First Known Use of MEATY

circa 1787

Rhymes with MEATY


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