flesh·​pot ˈflesh-ˌpät How to pronounce fleshpot (audio)
fleshpots plural : bodily comfort : luxury
: a place of lascivious entertainment
usually used in plural

Examples of fleshpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, his mother scolds him for leaving the family printing business to run a fleshpot. James Poniewozik, New York Times, 26 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fleshpot was in 1592

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“Fleshpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleshpot. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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