lean and mean
Definition of lean and mean
: efficient and successful We wanted our business to be lean and mean.
Word by Word Definitions
: to incline, deviate, or bend from a vertical position
: to cast one's weight to one side for support
: to rely for support or inspiration
: the act or an instance of leaning : inclination
: lacking or deficient in flesh
: containing little or no fat
: lacking richness, sufficiency, or productiveness
: to make lean
: the part of meat that consists principally of lean muscle
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