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meat and potatoes

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  • nounfundamental parts
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Synonyms for meat and potatoes

noun fundamental parts
  • ball game
  • basis
  • bottom line
  • essence
  • gist
  • gravamen
  • guts
  • name of the game
  • nitty-gritty
  • nuts and bolts
  • score
  • substance

More words related to meat and potatoes

bottom line

noun. indispensable content

comfort food

noun. satisfying food

core

noun. center, gist

crux

noun. most important part

detail

noun. feature, specific aspect

elementary

adjective. simple, basic
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