Part of speech: adjective

Having much flesh; corpulent; succulent, as a plant.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to flesh or to the carnal nature; composed of flesh.

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Usage examples "fleshy":

  1. This detail was in charge of Lodorth, a tall, rather fleshy warrior of middle- age, very straight of back and given to the blunt speech of a soldier. - "Warrior of the Dawn", Howard Carleton Browne.
  2. The bullet hit him in the fleshy part of the shoulder, causing a stinging pain and, what was worse, a shock that nearly sent him rolling over the edge. - "Sant' Ilario", F. Marion Crawford.
  3. The Aldermen were all very fleshy, and carried gold- headed canes which they swung very high at every step. - "The Children's Book of Christmas Stories", Various.