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flesh British & World English

The soft substance consisting of muscle and fat that is found between the skin and bones of a human or an animal

a thorn in someone's side British & World English

A source of continual annoyance or trouble

all flesh in flesh British & World English

All human and animal life

one flesh in flesh British & World English

Used to refer to the spiritual and physical union of two people in a relationship, especially marriage

all flesh British & World English

All human and animal life

one flesh British & World English

Used to refer to the spiritual and physical union of two people in a relationship, especially marriage

flesh fly British & World English

A fly that breeds in carrion, typically producing live young which are deposited on a carcass

lose flesh British & World English

Become thinner

flesh side British & World English

The side of a hide that adjoined the flesh

flesh wound British & World English

A wound that breaks the skin but does not damage bones or vital organs

proud flesh British & World English

Another name for granulation tissue

press flesh in press1 British & World English

(Of a celebrity or politician) greet people by shaking hands

press flesh British & World English

(Of a celebrity or politician) greet people by shaking hands

flesh colour British & World English

A light brownish pink

in the flesh in flesh British & World English

In person or (of a thing) in its actual state

in the flesh British & World English

In person or (of a thing) in its actual state

one's pound of flesh in pound1 British & World English

Something one is strictly or legally entitled to, but which it is ruthless or inhuman to demand

flesh and blood in flesh British & World English

Used to refer to a person’s physical body and their needs and frailties, often as opposed to their mind or soul

put flesh on something in flesh British & World English

Add more details to something

flesh and blood British & World English

Used to refer to a person’s physical body and their needs and frailties, often as opposed to their mind or soul

one's flesh and blood in flesh British & World English

A near relative or one’s close family

sins of the flesh in flesh British & World English

Sins related to physical indulgence, especially sexual gratification

sins of the flesh British & World English

Sins related to physical indulgence, especially sexual gratification

make someone's flesh crawl in flesh British & World English

another way of saying make someone's skin crawl (see skin).

one's pound of flesh British & World English

Something one is strictly or legally entitled to, but which it is ruthless or inhuman to demand

a thorn in someone's side in thorn British & World English

A source of continual annoyance or trouble

put flesh on something British & World English

Add more details to something

flesh something out in flesh British & World English

Add more details to something which only exists in a draft or outline form

the flesh in flesh British & World English

The human body and its physical needs and desires, especially as contrasted with the mind or the soul

fleshpots British & World English

Places providing luxurious or hedonistic living

mortify British & World English

Subdue (the body or its needs and desires) by self-denial or discipline

gooseflesh British & World English

A pimply state of the skin with the hairs erect, produced by cold or fright

horseflesh British & World English

Horses considered collectively

one's flesh and blood in flesh and blood British & World English

A near relative or one’s close family

the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak in spirit British & World English

Someone has good intentions but fails to live up to them

the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak British & World English

Someone has good intentions but fails to live up to them

what's bred in the bone will come out in the flesh in bone British & World English

A person’s behaviour or characteristics are determined by their heredity

what's bred in the bone will come out in the flesh British & World English

A person’s behaviour or characteristics are determined by their heredity

flesh English Thesaurus

you're as thin as a rake—you need a sight more flesh on your bones

flesh English-Spanish

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