Adjective "Fleshy" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a person or part of the body) having a substantial amount of flesh; plump.
  1. 'What is it with these chubby, fleshy girls with the low-rise jeans and the thongs that stick all the way out when they play pool?'
  2. 'It never struck the ground, only fleshy bodies of muscles and organs.'
  3. 'He was rather fleshy than muscular and a stranger would scarcely suppose that he had either the activity or the inclination for a poacher's life.'
  4. 'Its contours plunged and flowed like an Asian ink painting depicting water, but it evoked a hugely fleshy recumbent body as well: nature as mass.'
  5. 'The body is fleshy, squeezable, and totally unreliable thanks to the proliferation of sharp-edges and cancers in the modern era.'
  6. 'Backgrounds of boudoir pink, persimmon, lilac and aqua combine with the calligraphic grace of his fleshy figures in images of stylized elegance.'
  7. 'One pan was filled with blood-red liquid, another with bullets; yet another contained what looked like fleshy body parts.'
  8. 'It's nice to see the famous model displayed like a very ordinary, quite flawed, fleshy female.'
  9. 'Described as plump, fleshy, bitter, salty and succulent all at once, their taste remains on the palate long after swallowing.'
  10. 'Thaipusam is famously the festival of ritual piercing, as Vels are pushed into the fleshy bits of the body by devotees seemingly oblivious to pain.'
  11. 'fleshy, greeny-grey leaves'
  12. 'They resembled a cross between a cactus and an aloe vera plant; thick and fleshy, with hairs extruding from their tendrils.'
  13. 'Many ripe fleshy fruits whose primary function is to attract seed dispersers also contain unpleasant chemicals that deter consumption by vertebrates.'
  14. 'The Colchicum is much larger with goblet-shaped, fleshy flowers that are resistant to rain and should be planted in midsummer.'
  15. 'Looking at the stiff stems topped with dry flowers, it is hard to believe they were, only a short while ago, thick and fleshy and held above a mound of soft, succulent leaves.'
  16. 'As the name suggests, succulents store water in their thick, fleshy leaves, thus being able to go for lengthy periods without any water.'
  17. 'The set, by Christopher Oram, is a brooding garden, framed by large red, fleshy flowers, and gives the impression of a vast carnivorous plant, which seeks to ingest the characters on stage.'
  18. 'We have virtually no fossils of tropical fleshy algae, especially the small soft epilithic species that characterize primary productivity on modern reefs.'
  19. 'The plant's shiny, fleshy leaves, stems and underground tuber store water, so it's able to go weeks without water.'
  20. 'But, as Adam broke through the line of fleshy foliage it didn't take him long to find who was waiting for it.'
  21. 'These two concentric fleshy tissues originate from different parts of the flower.'
Resembling flesh in appearance or texture.
  1. 'The mucosa was thickened, white, and fleshy in appearance with a small area of superficial ulceration.'
  2. 'The walls were painted a pale almost fleshy pink colour (what might be described as anaemic salmon).'
  3. 'The head and neck were a rich pink and the beak was fleshy pink.'
  4. 'It was still pink and fleshy; I could see it through the soot.'
  5. 'Unlike basal cell carcinomas, the heaped-up edges of the lesions are fleshy rather than clear in appearance.'


1. having much flesh; plump; fat.

2. consisting of or resembling flesh.

3. Botany. consisting of fleshlike substance; pulpy, as a fruit; thick and tender, as a succulent leaf.

More examples(as adjective)

"wines can be fleshy for deses."

"people can be fleshy at times."

"leaves can be fleshy with midribs."

"lips can be fleshy."

"faces can be fleshy."

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