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mince·meat

 (mĭns′mēt′)
n.
1. A mixture, as of finely chopped apples, raisins, spices, meat, and rum or brandy, used especially as a pie filling.
2. Finely chopped meat.
Idiom:
make mincemeat of Slang
To destroy utterly: made mincemeat of the opponent's argument.

mincemeat

(ˈmɪnsˌmiːt)
n
1. (Cookery) a mixture of dried fruit, spices, etc, used esp for filling pies
2. (Cookery) minced meat
3. make mincemeat of informal to defeat completely

mince•meat

(ˈmɪnsˌmit)

n.
a diced mixture, as of minced apples, suet, raisins, and sometimes meat, for filling a pie.
Idioms:
make mincemeat of, to destroy utterly.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mincemeat - spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meatmincemeat - spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
Translations
خَليط مَفْروم من الفواكِه المُجَفَّفَه
ovocná náplň
frugtmasse
gyümölcsösrumos töltelék
hakk úr rúsínum og öîrum ávöxtum og mör
ovocná plnka
fındıkşeker ve kuru meyve karışımı

mincemeat

[ˈmɪnsmiːt] N (= dried fruit) → conserva f de picadillo de fruta (Brit) (= minced meat) → carne f picada
to make mincemeat of sbhacer picadillo or pedazos a algn

mincemeat

[ˈmɪnsmiːt] n hachis de fruits secs utilisé en pâtisserie
to make mincemeat of sb → faire de qn de la chair à pâté
I can imagine a defence lawyer making mincemeat of him → Je m'imagine bien un avocat de la défense en faire de la chair à pâté.mince pie ntartelette f de Noël (aux fruits secs)

mince

(mins) verb
1. to cut into small pieces or chop finely. Would you like me to mince the meat for you?
2. to walk with short steps, in an unpleasantly dainty or delicate way. She minced over to him.
noun
meat (usually beef) chopped up into small pieces. mince and potatoes.
ˈmincer noun
a machine for mincing meat etc. Could you put the meat in the mincer?
ˈmincing adjective
too dainty or prim. He walked with little mincing steps.
ˈmincingly adverb
ˈmincemeat noun
a mixture of raisins, other fruits etc, usually with suet (used in baking ˌmince-ˈpies).