in the flesh


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in the flesh

Fig. bodily present; in person; totally real. I've heard that the queen is coming here in the flesh. I've wanted aflat-screen TV for years, and now I've got one right here in the flesh.
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in the flesh

COMMON If you meet or see someone famous in the flesh, you actually meet or see them in real life. But what does Jamie think of his hero now, having met him in the flesh? I was early for our meeting. I'd been impatient to see him in the flesh.
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in the flesh

1. Alive.
2. In person; present.
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