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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meat and potatoes(noun)

    the fundamental part

    "successful negotiation is the meat and potatoes of arbitration"

Wiktionary

  1. meat and potatoes(Noun)

    The essential part or parts of something.

  2. meat and potatoes(Adjective)

    normal, average, typical, unexceptional, or nondescript in description

How to pronounce meat and potatoes?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say meat and potatoes in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meat and potatoes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meat and potatoes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of meat and potatoes in a Sentence

  1. Bette Davis:

    To fulfill a dream to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.

  2. Rob Jackson:

    It's important meat-and-potatoes work we should have done before.

  3. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Don't be deceived. Vision and strategy aren't enough. The meat and potatoes of achievement is in circadian pursuance.

  4. Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962:

    To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.

  5. Chris Stout:

    Tiny houses are the sexy piece, but the meat and potatoes of what we do is connecting them to the services. ... We're a one-stop shop for all things veteran.

Images & Illustrations of meat and potatoes

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