To punish someone severely; castigate roundly: She’ll skin me alive if I’m late again (1975+)
noun 1. any fly of the family Sarcophagidae, comprising species that deposit their eggs or larvae in carrion or in the flesh of living animals. noun 1. any dipterous fly of the genus Sarcophaga, esp S. carnaria, whose larvae feed on carrion or the tissues of living animals: family Calliphoridae flesh fly n. Any of […]
[flesh-hoo k] /ˈflɛʃˌhʊk/ noun 1. a for use in lifting meat, as from a pot. 2. a hook to hang meat on.
[flesh-hoo k] /ˈflɛʃˌhʊk/ noun 1. a for use in lifting meat, as from a pot. 2. a hook to hang meat on. a many-pronged fork used in the sacrificial services (1 Sam. 2:13, 14; Ex. 27:3; 38:3) by the priest in drawing away the flesh. The fat of the sacrifice, together with the breast and […]
[flesh-ingz] /ˈflɛʃ ɪŋz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. flesh-colored tights. /ˈflɛʃɪŋz/ plural noun 1. flesh-coloured tights 2. bits of flesh scraped from the hides or skins of animals