Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of suet or resembling it: as, a suety substance.
- adj. Resembling or characteristic of suet.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Consisting of, or resembling, suet.
- adj. like or full of suet
- suet + -y (Wiktionary)
“Fluffy, suety dumplings are one of the few dishes that make me nostalgic for school dinners – although this rich, savoury, slowly simmered stew is definitely a cut above the average canteen offering.”
“Visitors may be amused to find themselves rubbing shoulders with gap-toothed, walking-frame, and wheelchair-bound hippie-replacements with sparse ponytails and lots of suety overhang.”
“This prejudice was based on the powdered version we were served at school; brick red, strangely tangy, and studded with suety strands of pasta, yet which, despite these obvious handicaps, often proved the least of a veritable feast of evils – I must have eaten it at least twice a week between the age of eight and 13, and not once since.”
“It spoke in a thick, suety sort of voice, and Alice hadn't a word to say in reply; she could only sit and look at it and gasp.”
“For when the fat consists of lard, then the marrow also is unctuous and lard-like; but when the blood is converted by concoction into suet, and does not assume the form of lard, then the marrow also has a suety character.”
“But the coal-black eyes set like gems in that wide, suety face seemed to generate beams of invisible light that probed the darkest recesses of the soul.”
“Batting her lashes, the suety face blotched with patches of adhesive and strands of false hair.”
“Anger twisted his suety face, but he moved as she directed.”
“And he whined on about ill-conditioned loafers who squandered their time and his money in selfish pleasure, while I nuzzled Elspeth good morning over her coffee service, marvelling as I regarded her golden-haired radiance and peach-soft skin that I had wasted strength on that suety frau the evening before, when this had been waiting between the covers at home.”
“Ethan watched the captain's suety face swell as he strained to get the ship clear of the corpse.”
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