fleshy fleshy  /f ˈlɛ ʃi/


  1. (adj) usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
  2. (adj) of or relating to or resembling flesh



  1. But Ellen's lump had come on too fast; it felt fleshy and, most significantly, unlike arthritis, it wasn't tender at all.
  2. Anybody who saw Amy Poehler on Saturday Night Live shaking her ripe baby belly at Sarah Palin as if it were a huge fleshy pompom had to be impressed.
  3. Because of young Benito Mussolini's fleshy romance, The Cardinal's Mistress, and young Adolf Hitler's well-meaning water colors, citizens of the world now have some reason for a.


  1. Daniel Shoer Roth: Dade’s dirty little secret: what everyone knows and no one says

    The discord among social, racial, ethnic and national groups in Miami-Dade is often palpable, though we like to sweep the dust under the rug opting instead to believe that we are a cohesive and harmonious community where people feel welcomed, accepted and comforted. Yet the often-touted warm reception is often a hypocritical smile with fleshy, silicone lips.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. Vodafone phone-charging sleeping bags could pave way to the Internet of Things

    It’s not quite humans as fleshy batteries, Matrix-style, but Vodafone’s latest attempt to coax talktime out of its users is pretty close. The carrier has put together a number of prototype sleeping bags – just in time for festival season – it’s calling “Recharge Bags” that convert your body heat while sleeping into electricity for Read The Full Story
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  3. 2010 Domaine de Bila-Haut Occulum Lapidem

    Blame it on a daydream of a Southern grass-fed, dry-aged rib-eye sizzling in the pan with shallots and garlic as a big fleshy red wine breathes on the sideboard that came into his mind as he searched for this week's recommendation. That's when his attention focused, laserlike, on the 2010 Domaine de Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem from the house of M. Chapoutier. Expect to pay about $25 at big-box ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette


  1. The New Yorker's Ken Auletta described their altercation this way: "To the petite Snider, [Weinstein] was a fearsome sight--his eyes dark and glowering, his fleshy face unshaved, his belly jutting forward half a foot or so ahead of his body. He...
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Ken Auletta Source: Forbes

  2. Diaz says, "All my life, I've wanted to be a fleshy, voluptuous woman -- the kind that bursts out of her clothing, displaying her wealth of femininity. I have to work for the curves I desire."
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Cameron Diaz Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "There can sometimes be a very mechanical view of humanity," says Kelly. "Personally, I feel the play is really about belief. Belief, to me, is a sort of fleshy thing. It may be flawed or wrong, but it's human. Love is something human caught...
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: DENNIS Kelly Source: Irish Times

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