tenderloin


ten·der·loin

noun \ˈten-dər-ˌlin\

: a piece of very tender meat from the back of a cow or pig

Full Definition of TENDERLOIN

1
:  a strip of tender meat consisting of a large internal muscle of the loin on each side of the vertebral column
2
[from its making possible a luxurious diet for a corrupt police officer] :  a district of a city largely devoted to vice

First Known Use of TENDERLOIN

circa 1828

Rhymes with TENDERLOIN

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