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meat

[ meet ]
/ mit /
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noun

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Idioms for meat

    piece of meat, Slang.
    1. a person regarded merely as a sex object.
    2. a person, as a prizefighter or laborer, regarded merely as a strong or useful physical specimen.

Origin of meat

before 900; Middle English, Old English mete food, cognate with Old High German maz,Old Norse matr,Gothic mats

OTHER WORDS FROM meat

meatless, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH meat

meat , meet
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British Dictionary definitions for meat

meat
/ (miːt) /

noun

Derived forms of meat

meatless, adjective

Word Origin for meat

Old English mete; related to Old High German maz food, Old Saxon meti, Gothic mats
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Idioms and Phrases with meat

meat

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