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[foo l-bod-eed] /ˈfʊlˈbɒd id/
of full strength, flavor, richness, etc.:
full-bodied wine; full-bodied writing.
Origin of full-bodied
1680-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for full-bodied
  • Look for types described as light and crisp, rather than rich or full-bodied.
  • Wines are described as light-bodied or full-bodied, depending on how heavy they are on your tongue.
  • Rich-fruited, full-bodied white loves sweet, tender shrimp.
  • The laughs engendered by the film were full-bodied, albeit predicated on tried-and-true situations.
  • And he has generously filled it with florid peasants and full-bodied animals.
  • Trees line the streets, the microbrews are full-bodied, cyclists abound.
  • Winemakers create both dry and sweet wines and feature many fruity, full-bodied varieties.
  • The tri-peppercorn rub adds zest as well as tang for full-bodied flavor.
  • full-bodied cabernets give way to light-hearted spritzers.
  • Only about halfway along the journey from the first hominids to us did hominids come into full-bodied focus.
British Dictionary definitions for full-bodied


having a full rich flavour or quality
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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