meat and potatoes

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Definition of meat and potatoes

  1. :  the most interesting or fundamental part :  meat 4

First Known Use of meat and potatoes

1951


MEAT AND POTATOES Defined for English Language Learners

meat and potatoes

noun

Definition of meat and potatoes for English Language Learners

  • : the most basic or important part of something


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