meaty

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adjective \ˈmē-tē\

Definition of meaty

meatier

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meatiest

  1. 1a :  full of meatb :  having the character of meat

  2. 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.

Circa 1787

First Known Use of meaty

circa 1787


MEATY Defined for English Language Learners

meaty

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adjective \ˈmē-tē\

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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