meat hook

or meat-hook or meat·hook

[ meet-hoo k ]
/ ˈmitˌhʊk /


Usually meat hooks. Slang. a hand or fist: Get your meat hooks away from that cake! It's for dessert.
a hook on which an animal carcass is hung after slaughter.

Origin of meat hook

1835–45 for literal sense Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019