mince vs mints

mince mints

Definitions

  • 1) uncountable Finely chopped mixed fruit used in Christmas pies; mincemeat.
  • 2) uncountable Finely chopped meat.
  • 3) countable An affected manner, especially of speaking; an affectation.
  • 4) countable An affected (often dainty or short and precise) gait.
  • 5) Finely chopped food, especially mincemeat.
  • 6) A short, precise step; an affected manner.
  • 7) food chopped into small bits
  • 8) Same as mince-meat.
  • 9) transitive To make less; make small.
  • 10) transitive, cooking To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine.
  • 11) transitive, rare To effect mincingly.
  • 12) intransitive To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.
  • 13) archaic To diminish the force of.
  • 14) transitive To suppress or weaken the force of; to extenuate; to palliate; to tell by degrees, instead of directly and frankly; to clip, as words or expressions; to utter half and keep back half of.
  • 15) transitive To lessen; diminish; to diminish in speaking; speak of lightly or slightingly; minimise.
  • 16) intransitive To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner.
  • 17) transitive To affect; to pronounce affectedly or with an accent.
  • 18) cut into small pieces
  • 19) make less severe or harsh
  • 20) walk daintily
  • 21) Toeffectmincingly.
  • 22) To speak in an affected way.
  • 23) To pronounce in an affected way, as with studied elegance and refinement.
  • 24) To cut or chop into very small pieces.
  • 25) To walk with very short steps or with exaggerated primness.
  • 26) To subdivide (land, for example) into minute parts.
  • 27) To moderate, restrain, or euphemize (words) for the sake of politeness and decorum.
  • 28) To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.
  • 29) To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner.
  • 30) To suppress or weaken the force of; to extenuate; to palliate; to tell by degrees, instead of directly and frankly; to clip, as words or expressions; to utter half and keep back half of.
  • 31) rare To affect; to make a parade of.
  • 32) To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine; to hash.

Examples

  • 1) Visitors can also enjoy mulled wine and hot mince pies while being entertained by carol singers.
  • 2) There will be added spice to the mince pies and mulled wine next month.
  • 3) That will buy a lot of mince pies.
  • 4) Need to work off all those mince pies?
  • 5) Is it too early for mulled wine and mince pies?
  • 6) Clearly there are just three more packets of mince pies to be consumed before the slimming begins.
  • 7) Add the lean minced beef and fry for 5 mins.
  • 8) Add the turkey mince, chopped tomatoes and tomato puree along with the soy sauce and mix well.
  • 9) You can ask your butcher to mince the thigh meat or use a domestic food grinder.
  • 10) Stir in the minced beef and cook and stir for five minutes.
  • 11) Good excuse to eat a few extra mince pies.
  • 12) Chop or mince bacon or ham for burgers or fillings in pies and pancakes.
  • 13) Return the mince to the pan and sprinkle with the chilli powder.
  • 14) Then put a big dollop of the mince meat on to each pastry circle.
  • 15) British butchers warn the price of minced beef and lamb will soar as a result.
  • 16) And you thought it was just the mince pies.
  • 17) Bone the thighs and finely chop or mince the meat.
  • 18) Drain any excess fat and add the lamb mince to the pan of vegetables and herbs.
  • 19) So if you are going to mince meat do so just before cooking.
  • 20) Add the minced beef to the bowl with all the remaining ingredients and mix well to combine.
  • 21) Adults will be served with sherry and mince pies.
  • 22) Put the minced meat in a mixing bowl.
  • 23) Use lean mince to make burgers but don't add salt.
  • 24) Tip into the pan with the mince, then blitz and add the celery.
  • 25) This results in a fat content of about 15 per cent, no better than lean minced beef.
  • 26) World War II, they mince, is the reason we got out of the Great Depression.
  • 27) So the mince is now turned into bolognaise (very healthy version too - no excess fat whatsoever and none of that ready made bolognaise sauce rubbish) and is happily simmering.
  • 28) Cromwell's Head Tavern, a building which is still standing on the north side of School Street, upon the site of No. 13, where Mrs. Harrington now deals out coffee and "mince" - pie to her customers, Beacon Hill was a collection of pastures, owned by thirteen proprietors, in lots containing from a half to twenty acres each.
  • 29) When the game ended, with him invariably the winner, players and spectators alike repaired to a tent to gorge ourselves on barbe - cue, a delicious concoction of roasted pork and peppery sauce, assisted by melons and fruits, all washed down with glasses of toddy, punch and porter, followed by a rich dessert called mince pie.
  • 30) - highlight of the mince was an attempted Sfx, namely “boing”, with the appropriate italian soccer referee gestures and carryings on, perhaps in sympathy with rolph harris (two little boys had two little toys).salute. v.
  • 31) He does kind of mince like a sad cat when confronted with icky wet grass or mud.
  • 32) Larry Downing/Reuters Alex Wells, 13, of San Diego, spelled "mince" correctly in round two on Wednesday, left, and made it to round five Thursday before misspelling "dansant."
  • 33) ‘A trace of this practice survives in the serving of toast fingers with plain cooked minced meat, an adaptation made to the original dish in the 18th century.’
  • 34) ‘Poultry, sausages and chopped or minced meat must always be thoroughly cooked.’
  • 35) ‘Tip into a bowl and mix in the lemon zest, chopped herbs, minced veal, salt and freshly ground black pepper.’
  • 36) ‘Combine ground beef, minced garlic and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.’
  • 37) ‘And if you've ever tasted one of my tuna, pasta, vinegar, lemon, sweetcorn, chile, minced beef dishes, you'd be terrified at the idea.’
  • 38) ‘I sliced bread, chopped celery and carrots, and minced sausage.’
  • 39) ‘The meat was finely minced and flavored with cloves and bits of roasted pear, and when you mashed it up, it tasted like a sweet, exotic version of shepherd's pie.’
  • 40) ‘Add the mustard, minced lemon, caper mix, and parsley and pulse to combine.’
  • 41) ‘It can be cooked and served cold in sauce or stir-fried with pepper oil and minced spring onion with a weak fragrance of the buckwheat.’
  • 42) ‘The potatoes are minced and mixed with chocolate.’
  • 43) ‘More filling are the Buffalo Chicken Wings with hot garlic sauce and Nakamura's Half Moon, which has minced vegetables in seasoning.’
  • 44) ‘He minced some garlic by hand and scraped it in, added the lime juice, and puréed the concoction until it was a thin soup.’
  • 45) ‘I tried a coconut milk concoction called ‘Thai fire’ and a simple mixture of oil and minced garlic.’
  • 46) ‘Mix together with a dash of lemon juice, plenty of salt to taste, a generous shake of dried red chili flakes and a finely minced green onion.’
  • 47) ‘Today, its crisped edges are soggy, and its corn, cheddar and minced fresh herbs are dry.’
  • 48) ‘Heat the butter in a pan and fry the finely minced onion to a light brown.’
  • 49) ‘Tim dices the chicken, minces the onion, grates the ginger and mixes the meat with the spice and yogurt mixture.’
  • 50) ‘A typical example is minced beef cobbler, braised lambs' liver and onions, stuffed tomatoes, seafood flan salad or mixed side salad - all at a reasonable price.’
  • 51) ‘She said: ‘I was in the kitchen mincing some meat when I heard this terrific bang.’’
  • 52) ‘Finely chop the onion, mince the garlic and put these in a large bowl with the lemon juice and oil.’
  • 53) ‘And he minces; he takes short, feline, footsteps.’
  • 54) ‘Within a few blocks my feet were sliding back and forth inside my sandals, which made it difficult to walk without seeming to mince.’
  • 55) ‘Under his critical gaze I manage to avoid mincing, but end up walking with a pronounced limp and a crooked back, instead - Mother Hubbard crossed with an out-of-condition baby elephant.’
  • 56) ‘Green plays softball with James's affectations, while Culkin minces through a selection of costume changes.’
  • 57) ‘I mean, if you were banking 40 grand or more a week, and had a copious amount of free time on your hands, there are surely a million more imaginative ways to spend your time than mincing around celeb-studded night clubs in your Gucci threads!’
  • 58) ‘Echo soon returned mincing over the gravel, holding her footprinted parchment, saying, ‘Wow!’’
  • 59) ‘In addition to tall and slim models mincing along the cat-walk, one occasionally sees a dozen or so women in their 50s and even 60s clothed in their best twisting their bodies on stage.’
  • 60) ‘The concept was ‘Stars’, and a range of lookie-likies (read wannabes) were mincing around in the crowd.’
  • 61) ‘Tibetan society is charming but conservative, and the thought of Tibetan hotties mincing down the catwalk in their skimp challenged all credibility.’
  • 62) ‘And's that pink nylon flippy wig just for morning lectures, or are you mincing around in it because it's pretty?’
  • 63) ‘Which is apparently why, on a chilly autumnal afternoon, I am mincing through a dappled forest clearing with no shoes or socks on.’
  • 64) ‘She minces about, feverishly waving wands and batons (the child, not ‘Turtle’) at the crowd, then suddenly our eyes meet.’
  • 65) ‘I was troubled at first by the gay stereotype played by Neil Napier (he lisps, he minces, he wears pink), but then I remembered that everyone on stage is a caricature to some degree.’
  • 66) ‘It's her movie without a doubt and the script is fine-tuned to showcase her comic talents (not to mention her deportment, decorum and the ability to mince around wearing kitten heels and a bikini).’
  • 67) ‘Whenever Clarence the angel talks longingly about getting his wings, take a shot of bourbon and then mince around the room, flapping your arms as feyly as possible.’
  • 68) ‘Yeah, it's about time rock started to embrace its feminine side - will we ever see a rock star happy to wear a boa or make-up, or perhaps mince about the stage in a catsuit?’
  • 69) ‘Truman Capote may have been the only man who could mince while slouching; that takes exceptional skill.’
  • 70) ‘‘Rick was in a trio called The Highlights and he used to mince about on stage,’ explained Francis.’
  • 71) ‘I knew I didn't mince or anything, but I really didn't think I swaggered.’
  • 72) ‘Athletics, on the other hand, was an excuse to mince around a field in a vest and carry out a bunch of pointless exercises.’
  • 73) ‘Let's face it, beef mince especially, is the worst quality meat product that is allowed to be sold.’
  • 74) ‘My recipe today is for Keema - curried mince (ground beef).’
  • 75) ‘This is what the guests found: meatballs about the diameter of £2 coins made of lamb, beef and pork mince, with bowls of quite peppery tomato sauce.’
  • 76) ‘Looks a great colour in the pan, tastes of proper beef, lovely coarse mince.’
  • 77) ‘I did manage to get a pack of Heritage premium pork sausages half price, at 82p, and 500g of lean beef mince for £2.69.’
  • 78) ‘Try some veggie recipes and instead of mince use soya meat instead, you will not know the difference.’
  • 79) ‘I like to use lean beef mince from the supermarket.’
  • 80) ‘A special kind of preserved beef mince, spiced and salted, is known as sassermaet and is the basis for making the patties which are called brönies.’
  • 81) ‘The potatoes are boiling, the simmering mince smells like proper home cooking.’
  • 82) ‘As versatile as a pound of mince, it is also one of the easiest meats to cook.’
  • 83) ‘Try cutting back on the amount you eat per meal and have good meat more often, instead of 5 days of mince and sausages, fill up on veggies and when you eat meat, eat good stuff.’
  • 84) ‘In some places hummus is topped with cooked lamb mince, which is utterly delicious - though mutton is often used instead, and to the uninitiated this can be a rather strong flavour.’
  • 85) ‘Spread up the sides of the moulds and make a hollow and then fill with cooked mince, top with the crumb mixture and bake in a low oven to warm through.’
  • 86) ‘Sausage rolls would go down well, especially if the filling was a bit special, perhaps good sausage mince mixed with game or venison.’
  • 87) ‘Add the cooked mince to the mixture together with seasoning, 1 small egg, beaten, and 25g flour, mix thoroughly.’
  • 88) ‘Place pork mince in a bowl and add chopped olives.’
  • 89) ‘Mind you, I'm very good at steak, and my mince with mash is unbeatable.’
  • 90) ‘I get my steaks, and pick up a couple of lamb chops, a pork belly and some mince.’
  • 91) ‘St Aidan's High School, which introduced a pioneering project to serve fresh school dinners from its own kitchen, served organic mince for the first time to mark the event.’
  • 92) ‘Repeat with the second batch of mince and place in the colander.’
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