from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having flesh; corpulent
  • adj. Having a specified form of flesh or body

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Corpulent; fat; having flesh.
  • adj. Glutted; satiated; initiated.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • He sees this as the most important part of the Clarke task force and wants the idea fleshed out over the next few months.

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  • But the revolution in which O'Connell is engaged, although directed against the oppression of centuries, relies with just confidence upon the united moral energies of the people: a moral victory of reason over prejudice, of justice over oppression; the triumph of intellectual energy where the brute appeal to arms had miserably failed; the vindication of man's eternal rights, not by the sword fleshed in human hearts, but by weapons tempered in the armory of Heaven with truth and mercy and love.

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  • Both candidates have now kind of fleshed out positions on that, and they're talking about things that are now relating to people's lives here at home.

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  • The castle was basically a logical structure "fleshed" out with the sensory cues that allowed the warlocks to move about it as one would a physical structure.

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  • Of course, after that, all question as to our calling in life was at an end, and the sooner we "fleshed" our pens before the world the better.

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  • "It was one of the demos that Karen had and we kind of fleshed it out in LA ..."

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  • "In the old days, when whaling-ships went on three and four year voyages they 'fleshed' the blubber at sea and boiled it down or 'tried it out,' as they called it, into oil.

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  • Macho characters portrayed by Marlon Brando and James Dean were fleshed out with brazen working-class energies in their American T-shirts, until then seldom worn uncovered save by laborers.

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  • Yet he admits dolefully that Shorty is looking fleshed-up.


  • I think this scene could be fleshed out a lot more.

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