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adjective as in hard, durable

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For instance, many people think velociraptors were large, leathery, dangerous predators.

The result is premature aging in the form of wrinkles, fine lines, and a leathery appearance.

It can have a cumulative effect, showing up as deep wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, leathery skin, hyperpigmentation, and even skin cancer.

The hard, magnetic teeth of a leathery red-brown mollusk nicknamed “the wandering meatloaf” possess a rare mineral previously seen only in rocks.

Very early dinosaurs may have laid leathery, turtle-like eggs.

They sport a leathery, crackle-textured skin and glow with salt-and-pepper zest.

A thick, leathery exterior makes chewing them as much fun as tasting them.

Hard-caught game gets something feral and gnarled—Côte-Rôtie or a leathery Hermitage.

Best known for their leathery shells, some species can roll into a ball when threatened.

The stretchy, leathery ring keeps you hard while the eyelashes tickle the vadge.

Out of the invisible240 country marched a huge beast with a thick, leathery skin and a surprisingly long neck.

As those leathery faces crack into lines through the dust I sense sincerity.

They show their distant relationship to birds in that their large eggs are incased in a leathery, limy shell.

Mr. Simeon Browns usual demeanour was that of the most leathery imperturbability.

With great fanged beak out-stretched, it was flapping through the air on leathery wings.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leathery, such as: rugged, wrinkled, coriaceous, hardened, leatherlike, and rough.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.