fleshy
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈflɛʃi/
Adjective

fleshy (comparative fleshier, superlative fleshiest)

  1. Of, related to, or resembling flesh.
  2. (of a person) Having considerable flesh; plump.
    • 1908, Jack London, "The Heathen":
      He was a large fleshy man, weighing at least two hundred pounds, and he quickly became a faithful representation of a quivering jelly-mountain of fat.
    • 2009, Lisa Abend, "[http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1871656,00.html Google Earth Takes On the Prado's Masterworks]," Time, 15 Jan.:
      It's hard to imagine why Flemish Renaissance artist Peter Paul Rubens would paint a blemish on the backside of one of the fleshy lovelies meant to represent beauty, charm and good cheer, but there's no denying that single red brushstroke in the midst of his central figure's creamy skin.
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