Associations to the word «Flesh»


FLESH, noun. The soft tissue of the body, especially muscle and fat.
FLESH, noun. The skin of a human or animal.
FLESH, noun. (by extension) Bare arms, bare legs, bare torso.
FLESH, noun. (archaic) Animal tissue regarded as food; meat.
FLESH, noun. The human body as a physical entity.
FLESH, noun. (religion) The mortal body of a human being, contrasted with the spirit or soul.
FLESH, noun. (religion) The evil and corrupting principle working in man.
FLESH, noun. The soft, often edible, parts of fruits or vegetables.
FLESH, noun. (obsolete) Tenderness of feeling; gentleness.
FLESH, noun. (obsolete) Kindred; stock; race.
FLESH, noun. A yellowish pink colour; the colour of some Caucasian human skin.
FLESH, verb. (transitive) To bury (something, especially a weapon) in flesh.
FLESH, verb. (obsolete) To inure or habituate someone in or to a given practice. [16th-18th c.]
FLESH, verb. To put flesh on; to fatten.
FLESH, verb. To add details.
FLESH, verb. To remove the flesh from the skin during the making of leather.
FLESH AND BLOOD, adjective. Real; substantial.
FLESH AND BLOOD, adjective. Consisting of flesh, blood, and other substances associated with animals or humans.
FLESH AND BLOOD, noun. One's relatives or relations.
FLESH AND BLOOD, noun. Human nature.
FLESH FLY, noun. Any fly of the family Sarcophagidae that feed on carrion
FLESH LOAF, noun. Alternative spelling of fleshloaf
FLESH LOAVES, noun. Plural of flesh loaf
FLESH OUT, verb. (idiomatic) to complete; to create details from a basic outline, structure or skeleton
FLESH WOUND, noun. An injury which pierces the skin and causes bleeding, but which does not injure any bones or vital organs, and does not carry a serious threat of death.
FLESH WOUNDS, noun. Plural of flesh wound

Dictionary definition

FLESH, noun. The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat.
FLESH, noun. Alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak".
FLESH, noun. A soft moist part of a fruit.
FLESH, verb. Remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture.

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad