meat

[ meet ]
/ mit /

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

meat·less, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH meat

meat meet
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British Dictionary definitions for piece of 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 piece of meat

meat

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