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

Synonyms & Antonyms for full-bodied

Synonyms

big, concentrated, full, heady, lusty, muscular, plush, potent, rich, robust, strong

Antonyms

delicate, light, mild, thin, thinned, weak, weakened

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First Known Use of full-bodied

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of full-bodied was in 1588

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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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