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dead meat

Slang. a person or thing that is dead, doomed, or beyond recovery.
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First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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dead meat

noun phrase

A corpse: We don't believe in geography, teacher. Say one more word and you're dead meat/ But tell that to Toddy and you're dead meat (1860s+)

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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