Associations to the word «Meal»

Pictures for the word «Meal»


MEAL, noun. ​Food that is prepared and eaten, usually at a specific time (e.g. breakfast = morning meal, lunch = noon meal, etc).
MEAL, noun. Food served or eaten as a repast.
MEAL, noun. The coarse-ground edible part of various grains often used to feed animals; flour.
MEAL, noun. (UK dialectal) A speck or spot.
MEAL, noun. A part; a fragment; a portion.
MEAL, verb. (transitive) To defile or taint.
MEAL TICKET, noun. A ticket or voucher that can be exchanged for food.
MEAL TICKET, noun. (idiomatic) Someone or something that provides income or livelihood, especially as an exploited source.
MEAL TICKETS, noun. Plural of meal ticket

Dictionary definition

MEAL, noun. The food served and eaten at one time.
MEAL, noun. Any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times.
MEAL, noun. Coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse.

Wise words

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