flesh

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
flesh

Plural
fleshes

  1. (uncountable) Flesh is the meat on an animal or in a fruit.
  2. (uncountable) Flesh is a person's skin.
  3. Flesh colour is the colour of a white person's skin.

Verb[change]

Plain form
flesh

Third-person singular
fleshes

Past tense
fleshed

Past participle
fleshed

Present participle
fleshing

  1. To fatten.
  2. To add details.
    The writer had to go back and flesh out the climactic scene.
  3. To remove the flesh from the skin during the making of leather.