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leathery Line breaks: lea¦thery
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛð(ə)ri/

Definition of leathery in English:


Having a tough, hard texture like leather: brown, leathery skin
More example sentences
  • The leathery sheet object is excellent in water repellency and water resistance in sections formed by cutting.
  • At baseline and at 1 month, the lesions were clinically assessed as soft, leathery or hard.
  • An is quite common and presents as a symmetric brown-black thickening of the skin that gradually becomes leathery or velvety in appearance.
rough, rugged, wrinkled, wrinkly, furrowed, lined, wizened, weather-beaten, callous, hard, hardened, thickened, gnarled, leather-like
technical coriaceous
tough, hard, hardened, fibrous, gristly, chewy, sinewy, stringy, leather-like
technical coriaceous


Example sentences
  • Wrinkling, yellowing, leatheriness, mottling and hyperpigmentation are all associated with sun damage.
  • Then a sharper leatheriness takes over and the whole thing wraps up a meaty finish with some peppery spice.
  • The cigar drives home the nuttiness of the liquor and picks up leatheriness in the bargain.

Words that rhyme with leathery

feathery, heathery
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