dark meat n.
1. (US) a brunette.
|in Stag Party 38: At an elegant tea in Washington were present Representative B., whose wife was a very pronounced brunette. The hostess, also a brunette, asked the usual question as to Mr. B.’s preference in chicken [...] ‘I prefer the dark meat always’.|
2. (also dark shanks, dark-skinned meat, dark stuff) black people, esp. as sex objects.
|Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) 7 Sept. 2/3: ‘If my chips ain’t back whar they belong I’s goin’ to kyarve some dark meat!’.|
|Salt Lake Tribune(UT) 3 Dec. 31/3: There will be no more dark meat in the ring for there is nobody of the chocolate persuason in saght.|
|Broadway Brevities Aug. 32: You like dark meat, don’t you. I hear that Larry Ceballos is going to marry Bee Savage, who used to be on the Roof.|
|Fellow Countrymen (1937) 396: Hell, didn’t you guys know that Hennessey loves dark shanks?‘Merry Clouters’ in|
|(con. 1917–19) USA (1966) 136: I’m not much on the dark meat.Nineteen Nineteen in|
|Old Bunch (1946) 57: Maybe dark meat tonight. They were supposed to be swell.|
|Sexus (1969) 24: He had an extraordinary flair for dark meat.|
|Cast the First Stone 20: You come with me and get you some dark meat [...] You want real loving, then you got to get you some dark meat, boy.|
|Chosen Few (1966) 66: Those jodies are too close to home not to be able to run in th’ house, grab a gun, and come right back ready for open season on dark meat.|
|Black Short Story Anthol. 1972) 175: They liked dark-skinned meat the best.‘A Happening in Barbados’ (in King|
|Outside Life’s Feast 74: ‘What did you say the name of that Coloured girl was?’ [...] ‘Don’t tell me you’re getting an itch for dark meat.’.‘The Boss’|
|Faggots 299: Soon there was one to Senegal for a conference on Erection Problems in the Emerging Nations, and Ike wanted to try dark meat.|
|He Died with His Eyes Open 63: I could get you a bird if dark meat don’t bother you.|
|Yes We have No 34: Dark meat and ganja were merely diversions.|
|(con. 1975–6) Steel Toes 76: Phil’s just like our pops, loves dark meat.|
|Die a Little 135: [...] in a colored nightclub on central Avenue [...] Giving a dark-meat-loving matinee idol a guided tour of the city’s murkier regions.|
|(con. 1973) Johnny Porno 31: ‘Still go for the dark stuff?’ ‘I do indeed’.|
|Rough Riders 64: They a lot of white girls want the dark meat.|
|? (Pronounced Que) [ebook] You like the type of cracka that loves the taste of dark meat [...] when nobody’s lookin’.|
3. the ‘black sheep’.
|Little Sister 14: Take a family like yours and somebody in it has to be the dark meat.|
4. (US) the black penis or vagina.
|Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 65: dark meat the exposed flesh of a negress.|
|5000 Adult Sex Words and Phrases 59: dark meat (Vulg.) [...] 2. The Negro Vagina. 3. The Negro penis.|
|Queens’ Vernacular 49: dark meat (= a black penis).|