Definition of mince:
finely chopped meat; finely chopped mixed fruit
used in Christmas pies
to cut into very small pieces; to chop fine; 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
"I know no ways to mince it in love, but directly to say — "I love you." — Shakespeare"