Related formso·ver·fleshed, adjectiveun·fleshed, adjective
Definition for fleshed (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to gain weight: He realized to his dismay that he had fleshed out during the months of forced inactivity.
- 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
Related formsflesh·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for fleshed
But these are some sharply drawn stories, fleshed out with three-dimensional characters, withering satire, and genuine pathos.
Some dying man on the floor had fleshed his dagger with his last effort.Red Nails|Robert E. Howard
The threatened blow had fallen, and the wolfish hordes of the five cantons had fleshed their rabid fangs in a new victim.La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West|Francis Parkman
The unhaired and fleshed hide is spread out flat and cut up into butt, shoulder and a pair of bellies.Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
The liquor is then applied to the flesh-side of the fleshed skins by means of a brush, making sure to touch all parts of the pelt.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing|William E. Austin
I perceive the abbey-lands have fleshed you, and set your teeth on edge, to ask also those colleges.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for fleshed
Word Origin for flesh
Medicine definitions for fleshed
Related formsflesh′y adj.
Idioms and Phrases with fleshed
In addition to the idioms beginning with flesh
- flesh and blood
- flesh out
- go the way of all flesh
- in person (the flesh)
- make one's flesh creep
- neither fish nor fowl (flesh)
- pound of flesh
- press the flesh
- spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
- thorn in one's flesh