leathery

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adjective leath·ery \ˈle-thə-rē, ˈleth-rē\

Definition of leathery

  1. :  resembling, characteristic of, or suggestive of leather a leathery face a leathery aroma

Examples of leathery in a Sentence

  1. the old farmer's leathery, brown skin

  2. the leathery meat served in the cafeteria drove many of us to start bringing our own lunches

Circa 1552

First Known Use of leathery

circa 1552


LEATHERY Defined for English Language Learners

leathery

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adjective leath·ery \ˈle-thə-rē, ˈleth-rē\

Definition of leathery for English Language Learners

  • : looking or feeling like leather


LEATHERY Defined for Kids

leathery

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adjective leath·ery \ˈle-thə-rē\

Definition of leathery for Students

  1. :  like leather leathery skin



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