dead meat

noun

Definition of dead meat 

: one that is doomed he's dead meat if they catch him

Examples of dead meat in a Sentence

If they find out what you did, you're dead meat!

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Hard to fault New England for pocketing such a valuable draft pick given how messy Garoppolo's situation could have gotten in a few months, but the Pats are almost surely dead meat minus Brady now. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, "NFL trade deadline winners and losers: What's Jimmy Garoppolo's fate?," 31 Oct. 2017

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1849, in the meaning defined above

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dead meat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dead meat

: a person or thing that is certain to fail, suffer, or be punished

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