- 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for dark meat
Historical Examples of 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.