from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to, consisting of, or resembling flesh.
  • adjective Having abundant flesh.
  • adjective Having a juicy or pulpy texture.
  • adjective Fleshly; carnal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of flesh; composed of muscle, etc., as distinguished from harder substance; hence, pertaining to the physical as opposed to the moral nature.
  • Full of flesh; plump; fat; corpulent: as, a fleshy man.
  • Like flesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross.
  • adjective obsolete Human.
  • adjective (Bot.) Composed of firm pulp; succulent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, related to, or resembling flesh.
  • adjective of a person Having considerable flesh.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling flesh
  • adjective usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it


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