red meat

noun

Definition of red meat

1 :meat (such as beef) that is red when raw
2 :something substantial that can satisfy a basic need or appetite
  • hungry for the red meat of passionate partisanship
  • —William Safire

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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