meaty

adjective \ ˈmē-tē \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of meaty

meatier; meatiest
1 a :full of meat
b :having the character of meat
2 :rich especially in matter for thought :substantial
  • actors looking for meaty roles

meatiness

noun

Examples of meaty in a Sentence

  1. a meaty hunk of fish

  2. The mushrooms have a meaty texture.

  3. an athlete with meaty forearms

  4. an actor auditioning for a meaty role

  5. The meatiest part of the book is the historical background it gives.

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First Known Use of meaty

circa 1787


MEATY Defined for English Language Learners

meaty

adjective

Definition of meaty for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or resembling meat

  • : having or including a large amount of meat

  • : large and heavy or thick with flesh or muscles



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