fleshed

[ flesht ]
/ flɛʃt /

adjective

having flesh, especially of a specified type (usually used in combination): dark-fleshed game birds.

Origin of fleshed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at flesh, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM fleshed

o·ver·fleshed, adjectiveun·fleshed, adjective

Definition for fleshed (2 of 2)

flesh
[ flesh ]
/ flɛʃ /

noun

verb (used with object)

Verb Phrases

flesh out,
  1. to gain weight: He realized to his dismay that he had fleshed out during the months of forced inactivity.
  2. to add details to or make more complete: She fleshed out her proposal considerably before presenting it to the committee for action.

Origin of flesh

before 900; Middle English flesc, Old English flǣsc; cognate with Old Frisian flēsk, Old High German fleisk (German Fleisch), Old Norse flesk bacon

OTHER WORDS FROM flesh

flesh·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fleshed

flesh
/ (flɛʃ) /

noun

verb

Word Origin for flesh

Old English flǣsc; related to Old Norse flesk ham, Old High German fleisk meat, flesh
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Medical definitions for fleshed

flesh
[ flĕsh ]

n.

The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate, covering the bones and consisting mainly of skeletal muscle and fat.

Other words from flesh

fleshy adj.
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Idioms and Phrases with fleshed

flesh

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