How Do You Spell MEAT?

Correct spelling for the English word "meat" is [m_ˈiː_t], [mˈiːt], [mˈiːt]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of MEAT

  1. m[=e]t, n. anything eaten as food, the edible part of anything: act of taking meat: (obs.) meal, flour: the flesh of animals used as food--sometimes beef, mutton, pork, veal, &c., as opposed to poultry, fish, &c.--ns. MEAT'-BIS'CUIT, a preparation of meat, made with meal into a biscuit; MEAT'INESS, quality of being meaty; MEAT'-OFF'ERING, a Jewish sacrificial offering of fine flour or first-fruits with oil and frankincense; MEAT'-PIE, a pie mainly made up of meat; MEAT'-SAFE, a receptacle for storing meat, walled with perforated zinc or gauze; MEAT'-SALES'MAN, one who sells meat, esp. to the retail butchers; MEAT'-TEA, a high tea, at which meat is served; MEAT'-TUB, a pickling-tub.--adj. MEAT'Y, full of meat: fleshy: pithy.--HANG MEAT, to hang up meat before cooking; SIT AT MEAT, to sit at table. [A.S. mete; Dut. met.]

Common Misspellings for MEAT

Below is the list of 356 misspellings for the word "meat".

Usage Examples for MEAT

  1. The air was full o' bear- meat an' dog- fur flyin'. - "Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
  2. The hens were both given a decent variety of food and some form of meat. - "The Dollar Hen" by Milo M. Hastings
  3. It was indeed hard work to run in a wheel for two or three hours, turning a piece of meat twice their own weight. - "England in the Days of Old" by William Andrews
  4. The meal then was the same as in the morning, except that we had meat twice a week. - "Narrative of the Life of Moses Grandy, Late a Slave in the United States of America" by Moses Grandy
  5. While Kay was sitting there at meat, behold there came to court a knight, well equipped and fully armed, and thus the knight appeared before the King as he sat among his lords. - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"" by Chretien DeTroyes