meeting etymology

English word meeting comes from English meat market, English landlubber

Detailed word origin of meeting

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
meat market English (eng) (colloquial) A place or situation abounding in men, especially beefcake.. (colloquial, idiomatic) A place where one goes for a casual sexual encounter, such as a bar (establishment) or night club.. A market where meat is sold.
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
meeting English (eng) (Quakerism) An administrative unit in the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).. (rural, _, US, dated) A religious service held by a charismatic preacher in small towns in the United States.. (uncountable) The action of the verb to meet.. A gathering of people/parties for a purpose.. A place or instance of junction or intersection.. An encounter between people, even accidental.. The people [...]

Words with the same origin as meeting

Descendants of meat market
meet market
Descendants of landlubber