Translation of "meat" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /miːt/ us /miːt/

meat noun (FOOD)

A1 [ U ] the flesh of an animal when it is used for food

I don't eat meat. 我不吃肉。
raw meat 生肉
red/white meat 红/白肉

[ C ] a type of meat

a buffet of cold meats and cheeses 冷盘肉及干酪自助餐

More examples

  • The meat produced from a pig is called pork, bacon, or ham.
  • The crisis has led to price rises in basic foodstuffs, such as meat, cheese, and sugar.
  • Fry the meat quickly in hot oil to seal in the flavour/juices.
  • In Britain, the traditional Sunday lunch consists of roast meat, potatoes and other vegetables.
  • I haven't had time to cook, so we're just having cold meat and salad.

meat noun (INTEREST)

[ U ] important, valuable, or interesting ideas or information

It was a nicely written article and quite amusing but there wasn't much meat to it. 这是篇文笔优美又很有趣的文章,但没什么实质内容。

(Translation of “meat” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)