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
Place chicken, meaty sides down, on grill rack over drip pan.
The dumplings — slippery, plump little pillows with a meaty, savory filling — were just right.
The pepperoncini and arugula salad crowning the bubbling cheese added a raw freshness, ensuring the meaty nature of this pie did not overpower.
Sweet or hot, pork or poultry, these meaty links take on a different flavor when grilled.
Photo by Steffi Victorioso The meaty menu is loaded with smoky goodness.
The supporting performances — from the lovely Prepon, who has a few meaty scenes, to Ritter and Katharine Ross, Elliott’s real-life wife, who have much less to do — are right on target.
This inky, hearty rosé is a palate-pleaser for those who like something with earthy and meaty flavors.
The spathe on the corpse flower is striped green and white on the outside and a meaty red within.
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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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