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meat–and–potatoes

adjective

Simple Definition of meat–and–potatoes

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

  • : ordinary or simple

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of meat–and–potatoes

  1. 1 :  of fundamental importance :  basic; also :  concerned with or emphasizing the basic aspects of something

  2. 2 :  unpretentious, simple <a real meat–and–potatoes guy>

  3. 3 :  providing or preferring simple food (as meat and potatoes)

1949

First Known Use of meat–and–potatoes

1949


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