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meat market

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meat market

noun phrase

  1. A place where one looks for sex partners; the milieu of the singles; meat rack: men, who are now in the meat market, just like women have always been/ They go out to the meat markets, then come back and say how awful it was (1896+)
  2. Any place where people are displayed, appraised, etc, and generally treated like cattle: the free gear, the summer job, the horrific meat market of the Nike summer camp for prime national hoop prospects (1980s+)
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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