- a mixture of chopped apples, spices, suet, raisins, etc., and sometimes meat, used as a pie filling
- Obs. minced meat
Origin of mincemeat; from minced meat
make mincemeat of
- to chop into small pieces
- to defeat or refute completely
- A mixture, as of finely chopped apples, raisins, spices, meat, and rum or brandy, used especially as a pie filling.
- Finely chopped meat.
(countable and uncountable, plural mincemeats)