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fleshy, heavy, overweightadjective
usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
of or relating to or resembling flesh
Of, related to, or resembling flesh.
Having considerable flesh.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from flesh.
All Ethiopes are fleshy and plump, and have great lips; all which betoken moisture retained, and not drawn out. Francis Bacon.
We say it is a fleshy stile when there is much periphrases and circuit of words, and when with more than enough it grows fat and corpulent. Ben Jonson, Discoveries.
The sole of his foot is flat and broad, being very fleshy, and covered only with a thick skin; but very fit to travel in sandy places. John Ray.
Those fruits that are so fleshy, as they cannot make drink by expression, yet may make drink by mixture of water. Francis Bacon.
full of, or composed of, flesh; plump; corpulent; fat; gross
composed of firm pulp; succulent; as, the houseleek, cactus, and agave are fleshy plants
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The numerical value of fleshy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fleshy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of fleshy in a Sentence
John Burroughs, The Snow-Walkers:
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.
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