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meat market

noun

: a place where meat is sold

: a place where people are judged only on the basis of their physical qualities (such as sexual attractiveness or athletic ability)

Full Definition of MEAT MARKET

:  a depersonalizing environment in which people are treated as sexual or economic resources
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Examples of MEAT MARKET

  1. That bar is a real meat market.
  2. The scouting camp is a meat market for pro football candidates.

First Known Use of MEAT MARKET

1896

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