[ flesh-pot ]

  1. fleshpots,

    • places offering luxurious and unrestrained pleasure or amusement: the fleshpots of Las Vegas.

    • luxurious and unrestrained living.

  2. a pot or vessel containing flesh or meat.

Origin of fleshpot

First recorded in 1525–35; flesh + pot1

Words Nearby fleshpot

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How to use fleshpot in a sentence

  • Friend and foe drop political differences over the abundant fleshpot.

    Albert Gallatin | John Austin Stevens
  • Cleopatra, metaphorically speaking, was a fleshpot, because the world hankered after her.

    April's Lady | Margaret Wolfe Hungerford