or meat loaf

[ meet-lohf ]


, plural meat·loaves [meet, -lohvz]
  1. a dish of ground meat, often mixed with other ingredients, as breadcrumbs and seasonings, molded in the shape of a loaf and baked.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of meatloaf1

First recorded in 1890–95; meat + loaf 1

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Example Sentences

You can pair your locally sourced bison meatloaf or huckleberry-dressed smoked trout Cobb salad with a great Manhattan or a pick from the Idaho section of the wine list.

From Eater

It was a little disappointing, though, and I’m not sure I would be willing to expend my entire daily food carbon allowance on another version of meatloaf.

From Time

Square pizza and chicken tenders suddenly get swapped for meatloaf and zucchini coins.

One night it would be some sort of casserole, another might be something like chicken a la king, the next night could be meatloaf, which my dad loved.

The tangy, spicy yet sweet sauce goes great on almost anything–from wings, to ribs, to meatloaf, to dips, and more.

The cooking odors of cabbage and meatloaf and carrots drifted through doorways.

Here he is attending festivities for the first George W. Bush inauguration, along with Chuck Norris and Meatloaf.

Dodge a concussion, smile at Meatloaf Surprise, and of course open your wallet.

He described Meloff, who was nicknamed “Meatloaf” by his teammates, as “a sweet guy, kind of goofy.”

A couple of years ago at the Hulaween gala, we actually did serve chicken potpie and the year before that, meatloaf.

"Meatloaf," Jason answered, putting another forkful in his mouth.


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