Meanwood is a word deriving from Leeds. There are two distinct origins of the word. Firstly, the place Meanwood in Leeds is often associated an area of woodland known locally as The Ridge and twentieth-century council housing, which gives the place itself a diverse reputation. People from Meanwood can often have a reputation for being a bit rough.
Secondly, the word Meanwood is heavily associated with the areas somewhat successful five-a-side football team, Meanwood F.C. They had a reputation for foul play and for being a bit rough.
These origins have lead to people accusing those as rough or hard as being a “Meanwood Man”.