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red meat

noun

Simple Definition of red meat

  • : meat that is red when it is raw

Full Definition of red meat

  1. 1 :  meat (as beef) that is red when raw

  2. 2 :  something substantial that can satisfy a basic need or appetite <hungry for the red meat of passionate partisanship — William Safire>


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