make a meal of love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To spend more time and energy on some task than it warrants; to make something overly complicated.
  • v. To eat something as a meal.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • She could make a meal of sun-dried fish or a bed in the snow; yet she teased them with tantalizing details of many-course dinners, and caused strange internal dissensions to arise at the mention of various quondam dishes which they had well-nigh forgotten.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • I will go every Saturday night and make a meal of a large salted popcorn and deep drinking-fountain slurps.

    Dont You Forget About Me

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.