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meat

meat

 
 
pronunciation:
mit
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the flesh of animals, esp. mammals, when used or regarded as food.
synonyms:
flesh
similar words:
fat, game, pith, red meat
definition 2: the inner, edible portion, as distinguished from the shell, skin, or hull.
the meat of the peach
synonyms:
flesh
definition 3: the most essential part, as of a speech or written work.
synonyms:
gist, pith, substance
similar words:
core, crux, essence, heart, kernel, marrow, nub
definition 4: something that one enjoys or is good at.
Scuba diving is her meat.
synonyms:
forte, thing
similar words:
game
derivation: meatless (adj.)
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Are you looking for the word meet? Meat and meet sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • meat-packing:
    having to do with preparing the meat of animals for use as food.
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