cattle market

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "cattle market":
singular cattle market plural cattle markets
1) a place where cows are bought and sold
2) British informal an event, situation, or place where people, especially women, are judged only by how attractive they are

"Rebecca's" isn't a cattle market like most nightclubs.


English dictionary. 2014.

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