meals-on-wheels

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Definition of meals-on-wheels

: a service that delivers daily hot meals to the homes of elderly or disabled people

First Known Use of meals-on-wheels

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Meals-on-wheels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meals-on-wheels. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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meals-on-wheels

noun

English Language Learners Definition of meals-on-wheels

used as the name of a service that delivers meals to the homes of old or sick people who are unable to prepare their own meals

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