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

  • adj. Relating to, consisting of, or resembling flesh.
  • adj. Having abundant flesh; plump. See Synonyms at fat.
  • adj. Having a juicy or pulpy texture: ripe, fleshy peaches.
  • adj. Fleshly; carnal: "the fleshy fringes of show business” ( Newsweek).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, related to, or resembling flesh.
  • adj. Having considerable flesh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross.
  • adj. Human.
  • adj. Composed of firm pulp; succulent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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


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