Examples of mincemeat in a Sentence
the artillery quickly made mincemeat of the enemy's fortifications
Recent Examples of mincemeat from the Web
Happy Hooker made mincemeat of the rockfish and lingcod outside the Gate.
Most, though, seem forgotten by time: leftover ham casseroles, mincemeat pies, and canned-fruit gelatins.
Use your creative powers and ingenuity to make mincemeat of problems.
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First Known Use of mincemeat
Synonymsannihilation, decimation, demolishment, demolition, desolation, devastation, extermination, extinction, havoc, loss, destruction, obliteration, ruin, ruination, wastage, wreckage
Antonymsbuilding, construction, erection, raising
Related Wordsdepredation, despoilment, despoliation; breakup, collapse, disintegration, dissolution; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughter; dismantlement, effacement, eradication
Near Antonymsrescue, salvage, salvation, saving; conservation, preservation, protection; reclamation, reconstruction, re-creation, refurbishment, regeneracy, remodeling, renovation, restoration
MINCEMEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mincemeat for English Language Learners
: meat that has been cut into very small pieces : minced meat
: a mixture of raisins, apples, spices, etc., that is used especially in pies
MINCEMEAT Defined for Kids
Definition of mincemeat for Students
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