from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being meaty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Quality of being meaty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being meaty, in any sense; fleshiness; pithiness: as, the meatiness of an ox, or of a discourse.


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  • There’s nothing quite like the flavor and color of a sun-ripened tomato; its sweet meatiness is the star of pico de gallo — the other ingredients are just supporting players.

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  • It gives his cake an unparalleled moistness and a "meatiness" to the texture. stories

  • This kind of dissolved throughout the risotto and enhanced the flavor with the "meatiness" of the concoction.


  • [Note: I found it difficult not to cook the mushrooms past the liquid stage because I love mushrooms when they get really cooked and golden and toasty; however, after some experimentation, I realized why Deb has you do it this way: the mushrooms will shrink a LOT if you cook them all the way through, and they won't retain any semblance of textural meatiness which is what you're going for here.

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  • I think that it would not overpower the creaminess of the peanut butter, but would stand up to the salty, meatiness of the bacon.

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  • I know, it may sound far fetched and yes, honestly I was very surprised with their meatiness, and the juiciness of their salsa.

    Tamales and Christmas

  • The addition of chicken liver gives this meat loaf a richness and a meatiness not found in the conventional, ketchup-slathered stuff.

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  • Instead, it's a lot more approachable, filled with red raspberry and cherry flavors with a more subtle spiciness and meatiness.

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  • There an interesting brown sugar component and some faint meatiness, but without fruit to balance it, the alcohol pokes through pretty signifcantly on the finish too.

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  • I have yet to meet a terrine whose overriding meatiness wasn't improved by a dollop of pickle or chutney.

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