fleshpot

noun
flesh·​pot | \ ˈflesh-ˌpät How to pronounce fleshpot (audio) \

Definition of fleshpot

1 fleshpots plural : bodily comfort : luxury
2 : a place of lascivious entertainment usually used in plural

First Known Use of fleshpot

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About fleshpot

Time Traveler for fleshpot

Time Traveler

The first known use of fleshpot was in 1592

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near fleshpot

flesh pink

fleshpot

flesh-pressing

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for fleshpot

Cite this Entry

“Fleshpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleshpot. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!