full-bodied

adjective full-bod·ied \ ˈfu̇l-ˌbä-dēd \

Definition of full-bodied

1 : having a large body
2 of a beverage : imparting to the palate the general impression of substantial weight and rich texture
3 : having importance, significance, or meaningfulness
  • full-bodied study of literature

First Known Use of full-bodied

1588

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : having a strong and pleasant flavor


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