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meat market

noun

Simple Definition of meat market

  • : 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)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of meat market

  1. :  a depersonalizing environment in which people are treated as sexual or economic resources

Examples of meat market in a sentence

  1. That bar is a real meat market.

  2. The scouting camp is a meat market for pro football candidates.



1896

First Known Use of meat market

1896


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