Fleshy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfleʃi|  American pronunciation of the word fleshy
Brit.  |ˈflɛʃi|  British pronunciation of the word fleshy


- usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it (syn: heavy, overweight)


the fleshy part of the thigh

the fleshy texture of the melon

No species of reptile is possessed of true fleshy lips.

the fleshy part of your hand

a pedunculate barnacle is attached to the substrate by a fleshy foot or stalk

succulent plants with thick fleshy leaves

Word forms

comparative: fleshier
superlative: fleshiest
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