fleshy


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flesh·y

 (flĕsh′ē)
adj. flesh·i·er, flesh·i·est
1.
a. Relating to, consisting of, or resembling flesh: a fleshy growth.
b. Having abundant flesh: fleshy arms.
2. Having a juicy or pulpy texture: ripe, fleshy peaches.
3. Fleshly; carnal: "the fleshy fringes of show business" (Newsweek).

flesh′i·ness n.

fleshy

(ˈflɛʃɪ)
adj, fleshier or fleshiest
1. fat; plump
2. related to or resembling flesh
3. (Botany) botany (of some fruits, leaves, etc) thick and pulpy
ˈfleshiness n

flesh•y

(ˈflɛʃ i)

adj. flesh•i•er, flesh•i•est.
1. having much flesh; plump; fat.
2. consisting of or resembling flesh.
3. pulpy; succulent.
[1325–75]
flesh′i•ly, adj.
flesh′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fleshy - usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
2.fleshy - of or relating to or resembling flesh

fleshy

adjective plump, fat, chubby, obese, hefty, overweight, ample, stout, chunky, meaty, beefy (informal), tubby, podgy, brawny, corpulent, well-padded He was well-built, but too fleshy.

fleshy

adjective
Translations
لَحْمي، بَدين
masitýotylý
buttet: kraftigtyk
lihamainenpulskatäyteläinenvanttera
holdugur, feitur

fleshy

[ˈfleʃɪ] ADJ (fleshier (compar) (fleshiest (superl))) (= fat) → gordo (Bot) [fruit] → carnoso

fleshy

[ˈflɛʃi] adj
[person] → grassouillet(te)
[part of body] → rebondi(e)
[plant, fruit] → charnu(e)

fleshy

adj (+er)
(= fat) face, cheeks, nosefleischig; personfüllig
(= consisting of flesh)fleischern, aus Fleisch bestehend; (= similar to flesh)fleischartig; fleshy tonesfleischfarbene Töne pl; (in painting) → Fleischtöne pl
(Bot) fruit, leavesfleischig

fleshy

[ˈflɛʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → carnoso/a (Bot) (fruit) → polposo/a

flesh

(fleʃ) noun
1. the soft substance (muscles etc) that covers the bones of animals.
2. the soft part of fruit. the golden flesh of a peach.
ˈfleshy adjective
fat. a fleshy face.
flesh and blood
1. relations; family. She is my own flesh and blood.
2. human nature. It is more than flesh and blood can tolerate.
in the flesh
actually present; in person. I have seen him on television, but never in the flesh.
References in classic literature ?
Moquin-Tandon gives a list of plants which when growing near the sea-shore have their leaves in some degree fleshy, though not elsewhere fleshy.
It consists of a thin, straight, fleshy stem, with alternate rows of polypi on each side, and surrounding an elastic stony axis, varying in length from eight inches to two feet.
Her arms were like legs of mutton, her breasts like giant cabbages; her face, broad and fleshy, gave you an impression of almost indecent nakedness, and vast chin succeeded to vast chin.
The weather had become worse than ever towards evening; the hail lashed the drenched mare so cruelly that she went along sideways, shaking her head and ears; but Levin was all right under his hood, and he looked cheerfully about him at the muddy streams running under the wheels, at the drops hanging on every bare twig, at the whiteness of the patch of unmelted hailstones on the planks of the bridge, at the thick layer of still juicy, fleshy leaves that lay heaped up about the stripped elm-tree.
It hurled itself against the fleshy mass, passing through from one part to the other, leaving behind it two quivering halves of the animal.
Fortunately the scratches were on the fleshy parts of the arms and shoulders, where, though painful, they were not necessarily serious.
But all these are permanently lodged in their fleshy covering, as the human fingers in an artificial covering.
He said that the iron hand which was made for him afterward, and which he wore for more than half a century, was nearly as clever a member as the fleshy one had been.
Pierre, carefully stretching his neck so as not to touch the quilt, followed her suggestion and pressed his lips to the large boned, fleshy hand.
He broke off, as a sharp pain manifested itself in the fleshy part of his leg.
Wilson began to study Luigi's palm, tracing life lines, heart lines, head lines, and so on, and noting carefully their relations with the cobweb of finer and more delicate marks and lines that enmeshed them on all sides; he felt of the fleshy cushion at the base of the thumb and noted its shape; he felt of the fleshy side of the hand between the wrist and the base of the little finger and noted its shape also; he painstakingly examined the fingers, observing their form, proportions, and natural manner of disposing themselves when in repose.
One shaft indeed carried off the Sheriff's hat and caused that worthy man to fall forward upon his horse's neck from sheer terror; while five other arrows landed in the fleshy parts of Foresters' arms.