full-bodied

adjective
full-bod·​ied | \ ˈfu̇l-ˌbä-dēd How to pronounce full-bodied (audio) \

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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“Full-bodied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full-bodied. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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full-bodied

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English Language Learners Definition of full-bodied

: having a strong and pleasant flavor

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