- a person regarded merely as a sex object.
- a person, as a prizefighter or laborer, regarded merely as a strong or useful physical specimen.
Origin of meat
Related formsmeat·less, adjective
Can be confusedmeat meet
Examples from the Web for meat
Chickens require significantly less land, water, and energy than all other meat options except farmed salmon.
Those raised for their meat (200 million tons of it a year) can barely walk because their breasts have been so enlarged.
The freezer is filled with meat, sides of beef and large pieces of lamb.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He tore a piece of meat off the breast and stroked her coat while she ate.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Same for driveway pavers and meat and poultry plant workers.
Three shillings, besides three meals of rice a day, and meat three times during the journey!From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
He replied, "You have had meat enough, if not, eat the kid."Torrey's Narrative|William Torrey
Frozen punch, when served, comes between the meat and game courses.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
This demonstrates that you were not so well entertained as we are with our meat.Dialogues of the Dead|Lord Lyttelton
They that eat the meat and sit below the salt, must keep the distance.The Men of the Moss-Hags|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for meat
Derived Formsmeatless, adjective
Word Origin for meat
Idioms and Phrases with meat
In addition to the idioms beginning with meat
- meat and drink to one
- meat and potatoes
- beat the meat
- one's man's meat is another man's poison