Definition of Beef

1. Noun. Cattle that are reared for their meat.

2. Verb. Complain. "What was he hollering about?"
Exact synonyms: Bellyache, Bitch, Crab, Gripe, Grouse, Holler, Squawk
Generic synonyms: Complain, Kick, Kvetch, Plain, Quetch, Sound Off
Derivative terms: Bellyacher, Crab, Gripe, Squawk, Squawker

3. Noun. Meat from an adult domestic bovine.
Exact synonyms: Boeuf
Group relationships: Bos Taurus, Cattle, Cows, Kine, Oxen
Generic synonyms: Meat
Terms within: Cut Of Beef, Beef Loin
Specialized synonyms: Ground Beef, Hamburger, Bully Beef, Corn Beef, Corned Beef, Pastrami

4. Noun. Informal terms for objecting. "I have a gripe about the service here"
Exact synonyms: Bitch, Gripe, Kick, Squawk
Generic synonyms: Objection
Derivative terms: Bitch, Bitchy, Gripe, Kick, Squawk

Definition of Beef

1. n. An animal of the genus Bos, especially the common species, B. taurus, including the bull, cow, and ox, in their full grown state; esp., an ox or cow fattened for food.

2. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef.

Definition of Beef

1. Noun. The meat from a cow, bull or other bovines. ¹

2. Noun. Bovine animals. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic countable plural: beef or beeves) A single bovine (cow or bull) being raised for its meat. ¹

4. Noun. (countable plural: beefs)'' a complaint or disagreement ¹

5. Noun. Muscle, effort, force. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To complain. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive slang) To fart. ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) (chiefly Yorkshire) To cry ¹

10. Adjective. Being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat. ¹

11. Adjective. Producing or known for raising lots of beef. ¹

12. Adjective. Consisting of or containing beef as an ingredient. ¹

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Definition of Beef

1. a steer or cow fattened for food [n BEEFS or BEEVES] / to add bulk to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Beef

beechwood sugar
beechwood tar
beef Bourguignonne
beef Stroganoff
beef Wellington
beef Wellingtons
beef bourguignon
beef broth
beef burrito
beef cattle
beef fondue
beef goulash
beef injections

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