meat-and-potatoes

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

meat–and–potatoes

adjective

: of, relating to, or preferring simple food (such as meat and potatoes) instead of fancy food

: ordinary or simple

Full Definition of MEAT-AND-POTATOES

1
:  of fundamental importance :  basic; also :  concerned with or emphasizing the basic aspects of something
2
:  unpretentious, simple <a real meat–and–potatoes guy>
3
:  providing or preferring simple food (as meat and potatoes)

First Known Use of MEAT-AND-POTATOES

1949

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: meat and potatoes
Previous Word in the Dictionary: meat
All Words Near: meat-and-potatoes

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up meat-and-potatoes? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).