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 feta-tomato-olive flavors seem to complement the meaty-cinnamon-spice of chili.
Shareable meaty additions include a Flintstones-esque beef rib, oxtails, and golden Jidori chicken.
The Japanese yen is thus, by our meaty logic, 37% undervalued against the dollar.
The sole was moist and meaty, not skimpy like those tilapias often served in Chinatown.
Bannon has reportedly re-endeared himself to Trump's meaty bosom and apparently used the opportunity to argue for his populist, nationalist agenda.
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.
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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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