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all sizzle and no steak

Disappointing or anticlimactic. Having an exciting, promising, important, or aggrandizing buildup that proves to be unwarranted. Everyone is in a panic over the supposed water shortages, but personally I think the whole thing is all sizzle and no steak. The film had a lot of hype before its release, but after seeing it, I think it's all sizzle and no steak.
See also: all, and, no, sizzle, steak

pimp steak

dated slang A frankfurter; a hot dog. Primarily heard in US. Mom served us nothing but pimp steaks and baked beans for dinner each night while Dad was out of town.
See also: pimp, steak

tougher than a two-dollar steak

1. Very physically strong and resilient. Marty has played in 500 straight games without so much as a sprained ankle—he's tougher than a two-dollar steak. My grandfather still does a lot of physical labor around the family farm, so he's tougher than a two-dollar steak.
2. Very emotionally or mentally strong and resilient, especially in the face of adversity. We need someone who is tougher than a two-dollar steak at the head of the company when times get rough. The tragedy has been really hard on our whole family, but my wife has been tougher than a two-dollar steak throughout it all.
See also: steak, tougher

tube steak

1. slang A sausage, especially a frankfurter. Nothing says summertime like being out in the sunshine grilling up burgers and tube steaks!
2. vulgar slang A penis. I came in the room and he was standing there with his tube steak just hanging right out in the open!
See also: steak, tube
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bake the tube steak

tv. to copulate. Bobby was set to bake the tube steak last night, but he failed to preheat the oven.
See also: bake, steak, tube

pimp steak

n. a hot dog; a wiener. (see also tube steak.) Oh, no! Not pimp steak again tonight.
See also: pimp, steak

tube steak

1. n. a frankfurter or a wiener. (see also pimp steak.) I could live on tube steak. Nothing is better!
2. and tube steak of love n. the penis. She laughed so hard when he said “tube steak of love,” that he lost interest, so to speak. His tube steak was reminding him that it was time to get up.
See also: steak, tube

tube steak of love

See also: love, of, steak, tube
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

tube steak

A humorous (and sometimes pretentious) name for a plain ol' hot dog.
See also: steak, tube
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Hold the steak in one hand, and show a live coal to it with the other; that done, dish it; d'ye hear?
'Uncommon juicy steak that,' said Squeers, as he laid down his knife and fork, after plying it, in silence, for some time.
"Where'd you learn to cook steak on a dry, hot pan?
The fat boy looked from the pie-dish to the steak, as if he thought a favour must be in a manner connected with something to eat; and then took out one of the half-crowns and glanced at it nervously.
The fat boy, with elephantine playfulness, stretched out his arms to ravish a kiss; but as it required no great agility to elude him, his fair enslaver had vanished before he closed them again; upon which the apathetic youth ate a pound or so of steak with a sentimental countenance, and fell fast asleep.
The traveller applied himself to his steak in silence.
Made with Specially Selected Scotch fillet steaks and Specially Selected black pudding, it's a decadent dish that won't break the bank.
It's time for Filipinos to enjoy steaks of this quality, said Amir.
We therefore welcomed a thorough refresher course recently when Alternatives Food Corporation, importer and local distributor of American Wagyu steaks from Snake River Farms, hosted an event that taught the simple steps to preparing and cooking steak in partnership with chef Carlo Miguel (executive corporate chef, Foodee Group Concepts).
Argentina is another country well known for not only their love of meat, a nation of real carnivores, but for the quality of their beef and steaks.
coli, ( Kroger  (( KR ) has issued a recall of both bone-in ribeye steaks and boneless ribeye steaks because they may also be contaminated with E.
Whilst the steaks do benefit from being left to marinate over night, prep time is just a few minutes as the Microplane(r) Master Series Coarse Grater makes light work of effortlessly and precisely grating the horseradish.
A&I Quality Butchers, based in Culloden, Inverness have taken home the prestigious gold award for their Canadian Club Steaks. The steaks, crowned the best marinated steaks in Britain, received an overwhelming 60/60 points from the judges at the Great British Meat Awards, held in Harrogate on Sunday 19th May 2019.
With so many kinds of steaks to choose from, the choices can be overwhelming sometimes.
The original recipe called for a brush of melted butter on the steaks after cooking, which you can still do if you prefer the simplicity of flavor and fewer dishes to wash.