Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to meat.
  • adj. Having the flavor or smell of meat.
  • adj. Full of or containing meat.
  • adj. Heavily fleshed.
  • adj. Prompting considerable thought: a meaty theme for study and debate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, relating to, or containing meat.
  • adj. Resembling meat in flavour, etc.
  • adj. Of a person or a body part, large and solid.
  • adj. Substantial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Abounding in meat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A bounding in meat; fleshy: as, meaty cattle.
  • Resembling meat, or characteristic of it: as, a meaty flavor.
  • Figuratively, pithy; full of meaning or significance; condensed, as a treatise giving much information in small compass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being on topic and prompting thought
  • adj. like or containing meat

Etymologies

meat +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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