- having much flesh; plump; fat.
- consisting of or resembling flesh.
- Botany. consisting of fleshlike substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a succulent leaf.
Origin of fleshy
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Examples from the Web for fleshy
Fleshy breasts taunted him from low bikini tops, and fleshy thighs sloped from bikini bottoms.
There were also the fleshy remains of the seniors who migrated to Florida from all points north.
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He had a pleasantly jowly face, punctuated by a brushy mustache under his fleshy nose, his pants always fastened to suspenders.Brunello’s King Lear: Gianfranco Soldera Reflects on the Attack on His Wine
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There may well have been images of fleshy, innocent children, too.Christmas For Love, Chanukah For Awe
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The pileus is fleshy, convex, then expanded, and at length depressed.
The pileus is fleshy and the margin incurved, especially when young.
The stem is fleshy, fibrous, sometimes waxy, continuous with the pileus.
The pileus is fleshy, leathery or membranaceous, and usually cushion-formed.
Some species are very large, some are small, some fleshy, and some are corky or woody.
- fat; plump
- related to or resembling flesh
- botany (of some fruits, leaves, etc) thick and pulpy
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Word Origin and History for fleshy
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