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noun, plural meat·men.
  1. a dealer in meat; butcher.
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Origin of meatman

First recorded in 1560–70; meat + man1

Usage note

See -man.
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  • Mrs. Boffin, wife of Mr. N. Boffin, and daughter of a cat's-meatman.

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