Translation of fleshy in Spanish:

fleshy

Pronunciation: /ˈfleʃi/

adj (-shier, -shiest)

  • 1.1 [arms/person] rollizo, gordo with fleshy cheeks mofletudo
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    • What is it with these chubby, fleshy girls with the low-rise jeans and the thongs that stick all the way out when they play pool?
    • No, I cannot lay down with a hanger hooked on a zipper trying to mash my fleshy body into a dress too small for me.
    • Pisces inclines to shortness, with the body marked as fleshy, plump, and sensitive to swellings and water retention.
    1.2 [plant/leaf/stem] carnoso
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    • This sponge comprises only a minor component of the diet of and is composed of soft, fleshy tissue.
    • Starapples are a soft fleshy fruit that have a stainy skin, they grow on a large tree and she was fond of them.
    • Branches and fleshy shrubs and ferns mesh all around the warriors to slow their movement.

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