rib eye


Definition of rib eye

: the large piece of meat that lies along the outer side of the rib (as of a steer) also : a serving of this

Examples of rib eye in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Madcap, one of Marin County’s most acclaimed and intimate restaurants, is prepping a luxurious feast replete with oysters, uni, caviar, black truffle, rib eye and more. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, "20 Bay Area blow-out meals for Valentine's Day meals, whether outdoor dining or takeout," 8 Feb. 2021 Summers does a pitch-perfect impression of the highfalutin restaurant critic amped up on expensed rib eye and good Barolo, intoxicated by adjectives. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, "The Dark and Twisted Novel You Should Read This Dark and Twisted Winter," 17 Dec. 2020 The restaurant specializes in Baja-style seafood dishes rib eye burritos, chicken enchiladas and more. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: San Marcos Brewery closes after 27 years due to pandemic," 1 Dec. 2020 The restaurant does offer a 10-ounce New York-style sirloin, a 10-ounce rib eye, and a 12-ounce T-bone. Dallas News, "For National Filet Mignon Day, celebrate with a steak from one of these Garland restaurants," 10 Aug. 2020 Our 12-ounce rib eye arrives in slices, cooked to the ideal temperature, judiciously and deliciously fatty at the edges. BostonGlobe.com, "Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe," 18 Sep. 2019 The rib eye had better flavor, but neither was satisfying. Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "Review: Hot and bothered at Black Rock in Fort Lauderdale, home of DIY steaks and mystery drink prices," 11 Sep. 2019 What to order Nigiri selection, rice hot pot, roasted lobster, 12-ounce rib eye, shiitake mushrooms, green tea and banana cake. BostonGlobe.com, "Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe," 18 Sep. 2019 Events are held at Seasons or at Bourbon Steak, where wasabi macarons stuffed with ahi tuna tartare are passed before a course of perhaps Colorado lamb rib eye. Jennifer Steinhauer, New York Times, "Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots," 5 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of rib eye

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rib eye was in 1926

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21 Feb 2021

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“Rib eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rib%20eye. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of rib eye

: a large, tender cut of beef from the outer side of the rib

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