be dead meat(redirected from were dead meat)
be dead meat
slang To be the target of forthcoming violence or ill-will. This phrase is usually issued as a threat. I heard you slashed my tires—you're dead meat! If my brother catches us messing with his stuff, we'll be dead meat!
be dead meat(American & Australian informal)
if you say that someone is dead meat, you mean that they will be punished severely for something they have done You touch any of my things again and you're dead meat! If her parents find out she's been sneaking out to see Glenn, she'll be dead meat and so will he.