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Beef - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Beef' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Beef [ a.]
- Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef.
2 . Beef [ 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.
- The flesh of an ox, or cow, or of any adult bovine animal, when slaughtered for food.
- Applied colloquially to human flesh.

Meaning of 'Beef' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . beef [ n]
Meaning (1):
- informal terms for objecting
Example in sentence:
  • I have a gripe about the service here
2 . beef [ v]
Meaning (2):
- complain
Example in sentence:
  • What was he hollering about?