Definitions

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

  • adjective Having richness and intensity of flavor or aroma.
  • adjective Rich and intense.

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  • adjective Of wine, having a full body.

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  • adjective marked by richness and fullness of flavor

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Examples

  • Scientists have found a fifth taste sensation called umami, often described as full-bodied, savory, or rich.

    The Most Complete Food Counter, 2nd Edition

  • The good news is that armed with just a few simple rules, you can decipher the most complicated of wine labels, helping you avoid the pitfalls of confusing a sweet with a dry wine or a full-bodied red with a light, fruity Beaujolais.

    How to Read a Wine Label

  • When many of the best teachers, using technology, are still only masters of multimedia, rather than masters of a lesson, with a full-bodied story from start to finish, a poke may be needed.

    Ken Royal: Creatively Carving Education Change

  • When many of the best teachers, using technology, are still only masters of multimedia, rather than masters of a lesson, with a full-bodied story from start to finish, a poke may be needed.

    Ken Royal: Creatively Carving Education Change

  • When many of the best teachers, using technology, are still only masters of multimedia, rather than masters of a lesson, with a full-bodied story from start to finish, a poke may be needed.

    Ken Royal: Creatively Carving Education Change

  • While winemaker Mike Hirby is no longer as of just recently making wines at Realm, his legacy is impressive, especially with wines such as this dense, full-bodied Cabernet marked by notes of dark cherry and spice.

    The Most Powerful Grower in Napa

  • But the reader's experience likely would have been more full-bodied if instead of, "…seen from Central Park West in the mid-70s," the caption had read, "...seen from Bono's amazing $50 gazillion duplex penthouse where he spends all of one week a year."

    Secret Views on Display

  • It's surprisingly full-bodied—a Soave with presence.

    Italy's Soave Makes a Refreshing Return

  • Seek out the Rendezvous, a French farmhouse ale that is sweet and full-bodied.

    Drive-Through Vacations

  • When many of the best teachers, using technology, are still only masters of multimedia, rather than masters of a lesson, with a full-bodied story from start to finish, a poke may be needed.

    Ken Royal: Creatively Carving Education Change

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