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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of suet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of, or resembling, suet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of suet or resembling it: as, a suety substance.

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

  • adj. like or full of suet


suet +‎ -y (Wiktionary)


  • Fluffy, suety dumplings are one of the few dishes that make me nostalgic for school dinners – although this rich, savoury, slowly simmered stew is definitely a cut above the average canteen offering.

    Felicity Cloake's comfort food

  • Visitors may be amused to find themselves rubbing shoulders with gap-toothed, walking-frame, and wheelchair-bound hippie-replacements with sparse ponytails and lots of suety overhang.

    Psychedelic Denver

  • This prejudice was based on the powdered version we were served at school; brick red, strangely tangy, and studded with suety strands of pasta, yet which, despite these obvious handicaps, often proved the least of a veritable feast of evils – I must have eaten it at least twice a week between the age of eight and 13, and not once since.

    How to cook perfect minestrone soup

  • It spoke in a thick, suety sort of voice, and Alice hadn't a word to say in reply; she could only sit and look at it and gasp.

    Joyce Carol Oates's 'In the Absence of Mentors/Monsters': Narrative Magazine

  • For when the fat consists of lard, then the marrow also is unctuous and lard-like; but when the blood is converted by concoction into suet, and does not assume the form of lard, then the marrow also has a suety character.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • But the coal-black eyes set like gems in that wide, suety face seemed to generate beams of invisible light that probed the darkest recesses of the soul.

    The White Ninja

  • Batting her lashes, the suety face blotched with patches of adhesive and strands of false hair.

    Over the Edge

  • Anger twisted his suety face, but he moved as she directed.

    Conan The Invincible

  • And he whined on about ill-conditioned loafers who squandered their time and his money in selfish pleasure, while I nuzzled Elspeth good morning over her coffee service, marvelling as I regarded her golden-haired radiance and peach-soft skin that I had wasted strength on that suety frau the evening before, when this had been waiting between the covers at home.

    Flashman's Lady

  • Ethan watched the captain's suety face swell as he strained to get the ship clear of the corpse.



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  • ' "What impertinence!" said the Pudding. "I wonder how you'd like it, if I were to cut a slice out of you, you creature!"

    It spoke in a thick, suety sort of voice, and Alice hadn't a word to say in reply: she could only sit and look at it and gasp.

    "Make a remark," said the Red Queen: "it's ridiculous to leave all the conversation to the pudding!" '

    July 18, 2008