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
In one place, the crown of a skull stuck out of the dirt, brilliant white with a fringe of leathery scalp and hair.
Oddly shaped and covered with a leathery green skin, Noelle thinks cherimoya look more like prehistoric eggs than tropical fruit.
However, a recent return visit to the Fillmore location showed that the execution on some items was still lacking, even the star dish — the crisp dosa ($14) that was leathery rather than crisp.
What's in season: Oddly-shaped and covered with a leathery green skin marked with large indentations, the mounds of cherimoya at the markets right now might at first glance look like prehistoric eggs, or even hand grenades.
The savory, leathery-brown meat, served with corn tortillas and freshly made salsa, might be found in gas stations, supermarkets or local restaurants, yet none of them is quite like Vera’s.
Rhododendrons: Large, round clusters of beautiful flowers and dark green, leathery leaves make rhododendrons highly desirable garden plants.
The pod’s football-shaped, leathery exterior contains plump seeds covered with a slippery, white pulp.
The ground is spongy, thick with needles and the leathery brown tanoak leaves that Campbell fears might be keeping new trees from emerging.
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First Known Use of leathery
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Definition of leathery for English Language Learners
: looking or feeling like leather
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