Fleshiest
Fleshy Flesh"y, a. [Compar. {Fleshier}; superl. {Fleshiest}.] 1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. [1913 Webster]

The sole of his foot is fleshy. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

2. Human. [Obs.] ``Fleshy tabernacle.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. (Bot.) Composed of firm pulp; succulent; as, the houseleek, cactus, and agave are fleshy plants. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fleshiest — flesh·y || fleʃɪ adj. fleshlike; full of flesh; meaty; fat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fleshiest — superlative of fleshy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fleshier — Fleshy Flesh y, a. [Compar. {Fleshier}; superl. {Fleshiest}.] 1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. [1913 Webster] The sole of his foot is fleshy. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Human. [Obs.] Fleshy tabernacle. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fleshy — Flesh y, a. [Compar. {Fleshier}; superl. {Fleshiest}.] 1. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross. [1913 Webster] The sole of his foot is fleshy. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Human. [Obs.] Fleshy tabernacle. Milton. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleshy — fleshily, adj. fleshiness, n. /flesh ee/, adj., fleshier, fleshiest. 1. having much flesh; plump; fat. 2. consisting of or resembling flesh. 3. Bot. consisting of fleshlike substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a succulent leaf.… …   Universalium

  • fleshy — adjective (fleshier, fleshiest) 1》 having a substantial amount of flesh; plump. 2》 (of plant or fruit tissue) soft and thick. 3》 resembling flesh. Derivatives fleshiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • fleshy — UK [ˈfleʃɪ] / US adjective Word forms fleshy : adjective fleshy comparative fleshier superlative fleshiest 1) covered with more than the usual amount of flesh His arms were thick and fleshy. 2) a fleshy plant, fruit, vegetable etc is soft and… …   English dictionary

  • fleshy — /ˈflɛʃi/ (say fleshee) adjective (fleshier, fleshiest) 1. having much flesh; plump; fat. 2. consisting of or resembling flesh. 3. Botany consisting of flesh like substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a leaf. {flesh + y1} –fleshiness …   Australian English dictionary

  • fleshiness — fleshy ► ADJECTIVE (fleshier, fleshiest) 1) having a substantial amount of flesh; plump. 2) (of plant or fruit tissue) soft and thick. 3) resembling flesh. DERIVATIVES fleshiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fleshy — ► ADJECTIVE (fleshier, fleshiest) 1) having a substantial amount of flesh; plump. 2) (of plant or fruit tissue) soft and thick. 3) resembling flesh. DERIVATIVES fleshiness noun …   English terms dictionary

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