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beef

beef

 
pronunciation:
bif
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: beeves
definition 1: the flesh of a cow or steer, or such animals when raised for meat.
 
definition 2: strength, as of a large or muscular person.
similar words:
brawn
definition 3: (informal) a complaint.
similar words:
complaint, grievance, gripe, grouse, grumble, kick
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: beefed, beefing, beefs
definition: (informal) to complain.
similar words:
complain, grouch, grouse, grumble, kick
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