The state or characteristic of being fleshy.

[T]he fleshiness of the chin, and the jovial redundancy of the cheeks, were, in their turn, utterly at variance with the character of the pale, noble forehead, and the expression of the quick, intelligent eyes.

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  • Fleshiness — Flesh i*ness, n. The state of being fleshy; plumpness; corpulence; grossness. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fleshiness — fleshy ► ADJECTIVE (fleshier, fleshiest) 1) having a substantial amount of flesh; plump. 2) (of plant or fruit tissue) soft and thick. 3) resembling flesh. DERIVATIVES fleshiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fleshiness — noun see fleshy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fleshiness — See fleshy. * * * …   Universalium

  • fleshiness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. corpulence, obesity, plumpness; see fatness …   English dictionary for students

  • fleshiness — n. meatiness; fatness, obesity, corpulence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fleshiness — n. Fatness, plumpness, corpulence, corpulency, embonpoint, obesity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fleshiness — n fatness, obesity, obeseness, corpulence, corpulency; pursiness, Inf. avoirdupois, Fr. embonpoint. adiposity, Pathol. adiposis; paunch, potbelly, Sl. beer belly, Obs. gorbelly, tubbiness, chubbiness, pudginess, plumpness, chunkiness, paunchiness …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fleshiness — flesh·i·ness …   English syllables

  • fleshiness — noun more than average fatness • Syn: ↑obesity, ↑corpulency • Derivationally related forms: ↑obese (for: ↑obesity), ↑fleshy • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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