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meaty

[mee-tee] /ˈmi ti/
adjective, meatier, meatiest.
1.
of or like meat.
2.
abounding in meat.
3.
rich in content or thought-provoking matter; full of substance:
a meaty topic for discussion.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; meat + -y1
Related forms
meatily, adverb
meatiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for meatiness

meaty

/ˈmiːtɪ/
adjective meatier, meatiest
1.
of, relating to, or full of meat: a meaty stew
2.
heavily built; fleshy or brawny
3.
full of import or interest: a meaty discussion
4.
(Judaism) another word for fleishik
Derived Forms
meatily, adverb
meatiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for meatiness

meaty

adj.

"full of meat," 1787, from meat (n.) + -y (2). Figurative sense "full of substance" is from 1881. Related: Meatiness.

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