Meaning of “square meal” in the English Dictionary

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"square meal" in British English

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square mealnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌskweə ˈmɪəl/ us /ˌskwer ˈmɪəl/

a satisfying meal that fills you and provides you with all the different types of food that your body needs in order to stay healthy:

You need a good square meal.

(Definition of “square meal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"square meal" in American English

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square mealnoun [ C ]

us /ˈskweər ˈmil/

a satisfying meal with enough to eat

(Definition of “square meal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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