- a ticket entitling the holder to a specified value in meals at a particular restaurant
- Slang a person, job, skill, etc. that one depends on as one's means of support
- An example of a meal ticket is having a singing voice that will make you a star.
- An example of a meal ticket is the husband of a trophy wife.
The definition of a meal ticket is someone or something that will take care of you financially or provide you with financial success.
- A card or ticket entitling the holder to a meal or meals.
- Informal A person or thing depended on as a source of financial support.
(plural meal tickets)