flesh flesh  /f ˈlɛʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat
  2. (n) alternative names for the body of a human being
  3. (n) a soft moist part of a fruit
  4. (v) remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Marvel Zombies series takes place in an alternate world where every hero is infected with a zombifying illness: They crave human flesh and they can't die.
  2. When one nun visited a remote mountain village in 1937, the chief took a bite out of her arm to sample her flesh but she received no other affront.
  3. The excess flesh has turned septic and begun to necrotize, and that is the stench in the air in San Diego.

News

  1. In the Flesh extends sympathy toward the undead

    The British miniseries In the Flesh takes its place with the greatest zombie movies of all time. Like 1968's Night of the Living Dead , the granddaddy of the genre, it's both a gross-out horror story and a grim satire. In this case, the object of satire is England's bumbling public health bureaucracy.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Isthmus

  2. The Thursday Playlist: In the Flesh, Burn-Graceland Combo, TNT's Reality Adventures

    The Thursday Playlist: In the Flesh, Burn-Graceland Combo, TNT's Reality Adventures Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 7:17 am, Thursday, June 6, 2013 While watching BBC America's fascinating and unexpectedly moving three-part miniseries In the Flesh ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. 'In the Flesh': BBC America Finds a New Approach to the Zombie Genre By Taking the Undead Point of View

    "In the Flesh," the three-part supernatural miniseries premiering on BBC American tonight, June 6, at 10pm, begins with a scene that recalls a famous entry in the zombie movie canon -- "Dawn of the Dead," when a group of survivors initially takes giddy joy in the post-apocalyptic freedom they have to enjoy the contents of an entire empty mall. Society may be crumbling, but you don't have to pay ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

Quotes

  1. "The cafeteria is still not clean. There is still flesh of the bomber on the floor," Abu Bakr said. "Broken glass has not been removed, and a meeting hall is still full of dust."
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Abu Bakr Source: FOXNews

  2. "I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, and every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Martin Luther King Source: The Virginian-Pilot

  3. "We've been thinking a lot about Jimmy in the last couple of weeks, so for him to be here in the flesh, we're really happy," Roddick said. "For him to go through what he's been going through, to hop a flight and show up this morning and stay...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Andy Roddick Source: USA Today

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