square meal

noun

Definition of square meal

:a full or complete meal
  • Inmates receive three square meals a day.

Word by Word Definitions

square play
  1. : an instrument having at least one right angle and two straight edges used especially to lay out or test right angles

  2. : a rectangle with all four sides equal

  3. : any of the quadrilateral spaces marked out on a board for playing games

  1. : having four equal sides and four right angles

  2. : forming a right angle

  3. : having a square base

  1. : to make square or rectangular

  2. : to test for deviation from a right angle, straight line, or plane surface

  3. : to bring approximately to a right angle

  1. : in a straightforward or honest manner

  2. : so as to face or be face-to-face

  3. : at right angles

meal play
  1. : an act or the time of eating a portion of food to satisfy appetite

  2. : the portion of food eaten at a meal

  1. : the usually coarsely ground and unbolted seeds of a cereal grass or pulse

  2. : a product resembling seed meal especially in particle size or texture

  1. : by a (specified) portion or measure at a time


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