red meat

noun

Definition of red meat

  1. 1 :  meat (such as beef) that is red when raw

  2. 2 :  something substantial that can satisfy a basic need or appetite hungry for the red meat of passionate partisanship — William Safire

1792

First Known Use of red meat

1792


RED MEAT Defined for English Language Learners

red meat

noun

Definition of red meat for English Language Learners

  • : meat that is red when it is raw


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