[ US /ˈɫɛðɝi/ ]
[ UK /lˈɛðəɹi/ ]
  1. resembling or made to resemble leather; tough but pliable
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use leathery In A Sentence

  • Hale and hearty, though aged, strong-featured, with the tough and leathery skin produced by long years of sunbeat and weatherbeat, his was the unmistakable sea face and eyes; and at once there came to me a bit of Kipling's A Winner of the Victoria Cross
  • A lean, lithe, grizzly looking fellow, supple, agile with a leathery skin and sinewy.
  • His face was tan and leathery, and his eyes were tired but alert as he recounted the days without food or water, beyond the rain drops he caught in his mouth during a drizzle that came the day before he was rescued. Ed Rosenthal, LA Hiker Lost In Desert, Followed Shade For 6 Days
  • Moreover, if he concentrated on his breathing, and the parole board soon ruled in his favor, he might go on witnessing sunrises indefinitely, despite the aging that worked in him now like naphthous bees in a leathery hive. La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth
  • Stick in hand, leathery skin and leather chappals worn to shreds, his dispossession was clear from his finely twirled white moustache and neat beard.
  • It has numerous bright blue or purple flowers in clusters at the top of stiff stalks and large leathery leaves at the bottom. Times, Sunday Times
  • Suddenly, Cy stopped ranting and faced Peter once more, with a faint glimmer of recognition in his sightless eyes that were now filled with tears running down his leathery cheek.
  • Brown hair turning gray in spots, a round, cheerful face with the field anthropologist 's leathery complexion. THE JOE LEAPHORN MYSTERIES
  • He is 70 years old and has the leathery, weather-worn face and hands of a farmer.
  • They were not the feathered wings of a bird or the leathery ones of a bat, but something in-between, sharing the features of both.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy