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dark meat

meat that is dark in appearance after cooking, especially a leg or thigh of chicken or turkey (distinguished from white meat).
Slang: Vulgar. a black person, considered as a sexual partner.
Origin of dark meat
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for dark meat
  • White meat of fowl absorbs more sauce than dark meat.
  • White and dark meat differ in appearance because each is made up of a distinct type of muscle fiber.
  • Or the cake could be a chicken with white meat and dark meat.
  • The blast-heat method will produce a crisp-skin bird with moist, intensely flavorful white and dark meat.
  • The dark meat of a chicken has more zinc than the light meat.
  • Fat is located along the back and the belly, and in the dark meat along the lateral line running along side of the fish.
  • Fat is in the back and the belly and in the dark meat along the side of the fish.
  • It is therefore advised that only the white meat be consumed and all dark meat and digestive organs be discarded.
  • Throw away the skin, belly fat, dark meat and head of the fish.
Slang definitions & phrases for dark meat

dark meat

noun phrase
  1. A black person, esp a woman, regarded solely as a sex partner
  2. A black person's body and genitals

[1920s+; fr the distinction between the white meat and dark meat of a roasted fowl, attested from the 1850s]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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