Mincemeat definition

mĭnsmēt
A mixture, as of finely chopped apples, raisins, spices, meat, and rum or brandy, used especially as a pie filling.
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Finely chopped meat.
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A mixture of chopped apples, spices, suet, raisins, etc., and sometimes meat, used as a pie filling.
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(obs.) Minced meat.
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A mixture of fruit, spices and sugar used as a filling for mince pies.
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(rare) Minced meat.
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(slang) make mincemeat of
  • To destroy utterly:
    Made mincemeat of the opponent's argument.
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make mincemeat of
  • to chop into small pieces
  • to defeat or refute completely
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mincemeat
Plural:
mincemeats

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

make mincemeat of
make mincemeat of