Definition of meat loaf in US English:

meat loaf

(also meatloaf)

noun

  • Ground or chopped meat, usually beef, with added seasonings, molded into the shape of a loaf and baked.

    • ‘I didn't know whether to put any in the meat loaf I've been making.’
    • ‘You know, I remember when meat loaf came back as some comfort food and blackened everything was in vogue.’
    • ‘He hesitates, probably at the disturbing mental image of me making meat loaf, and scratches the back of his neck.’
    • ‘Even stale meat loaf is still good meat loaf, if you're really into meat loaf.’
    • ‘I grimaced involuntarily, thinking about the meat loaf they'd likely be serving.’

Pronunciation

meat loaf

/ˈmit ˌloʊf//ˈmēt ˌlōf/