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The meaning and origin of the expression: Meat and two veg.

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Meat and two veg.

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Meaning

Meat and two vegetables, that is, meat with potatoes and another vegetable, is a traditional English meal.

Origin

The term, in an allusion to the commonplace nature of this type of meal, has also been used metaphorically to denote an ordinary, run-of-the-mill offering. In the 20th century it has also been a jokey reference to male genitalia.