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1flesh/ˈflɛʃ/noun
1flesh
/ˈflɛʃ/
noun
Learner's definition of FLESH  
[noncount]
: the soft parts of the body of an animal or person
: the skin of a person
: parts of an animal used as food
: meat
: the soft part of a fruit that is eaten
: the physical nature of a person rather than the mind or spirit
— see also the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak at 1spirit

a thorn in the/your flesh

— see thorn

flesh and blood

: a human being— often used when talking about human weakness
: someone who is closely related to you: a person in your family— usually used in the phrase your own flesh and blood

go the way of all flesh

literary
: to die

in the flesh

◊ If you see someone in the flesh, you see that person directly rather than in a picture, on television, etc.

pound of flesh

— see 1pound

press the flesh

— see 2press
2flesh/ˈflɛʃ/verb
fleshesfleshedfleshing
2flesh
/ˈflɛʃ/
verb
fleshesfleshedfleshing
Learner's definition of FLESH  

flesh out

[phrasal verb]
flesh (something) out or flesh out (something) 
: to provide more information about (something): to make (something) more complete by adding details
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