Definition of meathook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːt(h)ʊk/


1A sharp metal hook of a kind used to hang meat carcasses and joints.
Example sentences
  • An old black man with a beret is swinging a whole hindquarter of a steer out of a truck, and onto a meathook.
  • The swinging meathook in the background is always a bad omen in horror movies, and this meathook is worse news than most.
2 (meathooks) informal A person’s hands or arms: get your big meathooks out of those pies!

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