meat and potatoes definition

  • noun-plural:
    • Informal the essential parts or part; the basis.
  • adjective:
    • typical, normal, typical, unexceptional, or nondescript in information
  • noun:
    • Used besides as an idiom: see animal meat,‎ and,‎ potatoes.
    • the fundamental part or parts of something.
    • the basic part

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