Words nearby meat-and-potatoes
Origin of meat-and-potatoes
Definition for meat-and-potatoes (2 of 2)
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Informal.
Origin of meat and potatoes
Example sentences from the Web for meat-and-potatoes
Think of what a meat-and-potatoes Democrat like Ed Rendell would do in the job.
A meat-and-potatoes Democrat like Ed Rendell would make jobs and the economy the true top priority of his administration.Poverty Plagues Obama’s America, Press Based in Booming Cities Shrugs|Stuart Stevens|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Idioms and Phrases with meat-and-potatoes
The fundamental part or parts of something, as in This paragraph is the meat and potatoes of the contract. This metaphoric term transfers what some regard as basic fare to the basics of an issue. [Mid-1900s]