fleshy

Something that's fleshy is plump and thick, like the fleshy fruit of a ripe peach or the fleshy leaves of your giant rubber plant.

When it's not describing the soft, almost meaty tissue of a plant, the adjective fleshy is most often used for people who are plump or well-padded. While today the word tends to be somewhat derogatory and judgmental, the original meaning of fleshy was simply "consisting of muscle and flesh."

Definitions of fleshy
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or resembling flesh
    synonyms: sarcoid
  2. adjective
    usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it
    synonyms: heavy, overweight
    fat
    having an (over)abundance of flesh
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