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.
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Origin of dark meat
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
Words nearby dark meat
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Example sentences from the Web for dark meat
Don't you think you can say which is the dark-meat and which is the white-meat poet?The Poet at the Breakfast Table|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.