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Definition of meal ticket noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    meal ticket

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  1. 1(informal) a person or thing that you see only as a source of money and food He suspected that he was just a meal ticket for her.
  2. 2a card or ticket that gives you the right to have a cheap or free meal, for example at school
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: meal ticket