a) A kitchen utensil used for mincing meat, etc.
b) Someone who minces.

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  • mincer — ⇒MINCER, verbe trans. Vieilli. Mettre en petits morceaux. Il fallait monter le poêle! Philippe: Il brûle trop vite et on passe son temps à mincer le bois (RENARD, Œil clair, 1910, p.51). ART CULIN. Couper en minces tranches, en petits morceaux.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mincer — Min cer, n. One who minces. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mincer — Mincer, Tenuare, Attenuare, Forte rectius scripseris, Mynsser, a verbo Graeco {{t=g}}mussô,{{/t}} id est, comminuo, in frustra seco …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • mincer — UK [ˈmɪnsə(r)] / US [ˈmɪnsər] noun [countable] Word forms mincer : singular mincer plural mincers British a machine used for cutting meat into very small pieces. The American word is meat grinder …   English dictionary

  • mincer — (min sé. Le c prend une cédille devant a et o : minçais, minçons) v. a. Terme de cuisine. Mettre en petits morceaux. Mincer de la viande. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Aiez oignons pelés et mincés, Ménagier, II, 5.    XVe s. •   Qui soit sans os ni… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • mincer — Insult. Like jackass or moron, etc. The blond guy in N SYNC is a mincer …   Dictionary of american slang

  • mincer — [[t]mɪ̱nsə(r)[/t]] mincers N COUNT A mincer is a machine which cuts meat into very small pieces by forcing it through very small holes. [BRIT] (in AM, use meat grinder) …   English dictionary

  • mincer — mince ► VERB 1) cut up or shred (meat) into very small pieces. 2) walk in an affected manner with short, quick steps and swinging hips. ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ minced meat. ● mince (one s) words Cf. ↑mince words …   English terms dictionary

  • mincer — noun see mince I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mincer — See mince. * * * …   Universalium

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