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dark meat

meat that is dark in appearance after cooking, especially a leg or thigh of chicken or turkey (distinguished from white meat).
Slang: Vulgar. a black person, considered as a sexual partner.
Origin of dark meat
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The white of chicken, fowls, and turkeys is thought to be more digestible than the dark meat.

  • His blood was up, and his taste for dark meat was stronger than his love of money.

    The Arkansaw Bear Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Remove the meat from the carcass, separating the white from the dark meat.

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Mary A. Wilson
  • We ain't either of us had much call to hanker after the dark meat.

    The Gringos B. M. Bower
  • The vertebrates are classified as fresh and salt-water fish, and they contain both white and dark meat.

    Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Mary A. Wilson
  • In helping the guests, when no choice is expressed, give a piece of both the white and dark meat, with some of the stuffing.

    A Treatise on Domestic Economy Catherine Esther Beecher
  • Chop the chicken very fine, using the white meat alone, or the dark meat alone, or both together.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
  • The German hare is an enormous animal with dark meat, almost impossible to distinguish from venison.

    Face to Face with Kaiserism James W. Gerard
Slang definitions & phrases for dark meat

dark meat

noun phrase

  1. A black person, esp a woman, regarded solely as a sex partner
  2. A black person's body and genitals

[1920s+; fr the distinction between the white meat and dark meat of a roasted fowl, attested from the 1850s]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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