Definition of meaty
1a : full of meatb : having the character of meat
2 : rich especially in matter for thought : substantial actors looking for meaty roles
Examples of meaty in a Sentence
a meaty hunk of fish
The mushrooms have a meaty texture.
an athlete with meaty forearms
an actor auditioning for a meaty role
The meatiest part of the book is the historical background it gives.
Recent Examples of meaty from the Web
The meaty paste was transformed with some spice from Aleppo Pepper and refreshing tartness from pickled cucumber.
The meaty shrooms made a hearty texture when mixed with ground pepitas, celery, and carrots.
Prosciutto-Kalamata Olive Butter Toss hot pappardelle pasta with green peas, good Parmesan cheese and a few tablespoons of this meaty, tangy butter for a quick and satisfying dinner.
Far Cry 5 should appear at both Ubisoft’s press conference and either Microsoft or Sony’s with a meaty 20-minute demo each time.
Its flavors are dense but balanced, with a firm grip of tannin and a meaty, muscular finish.
The food leans toward Spain: There's a pig in a vise (okay, a jamón serrano) crowning the bar; fat sardines are served in the tin; the olives are meaty and green.
The systems include full text of bills before Congress, the Congressional Record, and other meaty items.
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First Known Use of meaty
MEATY Defined for English Language Learners
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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