Definitions

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  • n. A kitchen utensil used for mincing meat, etc.
  • n. Someone who minces.
  • n. a homosexual.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who minces.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who minces.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a kitchen utensil that cuts or chops food (especially meat) into small pieces

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Examples

  • Look at the sailor, called the mincer, who now comes along, and assisted by two allies, heavily backs the grandissimus, as the mariners call it, and with bowed shoulders, staggers off with it as if he were a grenadier carrying a dead comrade from the field.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Look at the sailor, called the mincer, who now comes along, and assisted by two allies, heavily backs the grandissimus, as the mariners call it, and with bowed shoulders, staggers off with it as if he were a grenadier carrying a dead comrade from the field. extending it upon the forecastle deck, he now proceeds cylindrically to remove its dark pelt, as an African hunter the pelt of a boa.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Once the figures were fed into the ONS mincer, construction made up almost a third of growth in gross domestic product (GDP).

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  • No one wanted to step up to the plate as a mincer.

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  • As if the sight of The Exterminator dropping a baddie into a meat mincer wasn't enough, our second choice was Lucio Fulci's zombie classic The Beyond.

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  • Ask your butcher to mince the meat through a clean mincer or, better still, do it yourself if you have a mincer attachment for your mixing machine.

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  • After the intensely satisfying task of grinding the topside through the mammoth mincer, taking care not to handle it too much to destroy its shape, I add Tabasco, chopped gherkin and Worcester sauce.

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  • Raiders is actually an older Indy, who's gone through the mincer of Temple and god knows what else, then thinks he's lost Marian, etc etc.

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  • He moves right in, fast for a mincer, right in behind the chip board, and sits down beside her.

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  • The existing sides put an emphasis on preserving your units and reinforcing in the field, but the Red Army faction is almost designed for its lower-end units to be disposable, with you feeding troops into the mincer to hold back the Germans long enough for the T-34s, Sturmokovics and Katyushas to enter the field in force.

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