leatheriness


leatheriness
n. leathery quality; toughness

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • leatheriness — leathery ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a tough, hard texture like leather. DERIVATIVES leatheriness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • leatheriness — See leathery. * * * …   Universalium

  • leatheriness — noun The quality of being leathery …   Wiktionary

  • leathery — leatheriness, n. /ledh euh ree/, adj. like leather in appearance or texture; tough and flexible. [1545 55; LEATHER + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • leathery — 1550s, from LEATHER (Cf. leather) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Leatheriness …   Etymology dictionary

  • leathery — adjective having a tough, hard texture like leather. Derivatives leatheriness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • leathery — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a tough, hard texture like leather. DERIVATIVES leatheriness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • leathery — [leth′ərē] adj. like leather in appearance or texture; tough and flexible leatheriness n …   English World dictionary

  • leathery — adj. 1 like leather. 2 (esp. of meat etc.) tough. Derivatives: leatheriness n …   Useful english dictionary


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