Examples of leathery in a Sentence
the old farmer's leathery, brown skin
the leathery meat served in the cafeteria drove many of us to start bringing our own lunches
Recent Examples of leathery from the Web
Leaves curl upward, exposing dark purple veins, the plant feels rough and leathery, and the plant develops a sickly yellow color.
After being harvested, chili peppers are sun-dried until the long, tapering pods, some five or six inches in length, turn a rich, ruddy crimson color and take on a smooth, leathery sheen.
Leathery old Hélio Saraiva has had three strains of dengue.
This floral and tobacco room spray is equal parts sweet and with a nice leathery smoky edge to keep it from being too air freshner-like.
The burning exterior will become leathery and will be of no use but will lightly smoke and perfume the interior, giving it the flavor of the grill, while the sweet flesh gets soft and creamy.
It is easily identified as a brown, leathery rot developing on or near the blossom-end of the fruit.
Foliage is a nice dark, leathery green and fall color is a good deep shade of wine. ‘
Circular patches of skin were missing from his brown, leathery arms.
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First Known Use of leathery
LEATHERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leathery for English Language Learners
: looking or feeling like leather
LEATHERY Defined for Kids
Definition of leathery for Students
- leathery skin
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