HyperDic: beef

English > 4 senses of the word beef:
NOUNanimalbeef, beef cattlecattle that are reared for their meat
foodbeef, boeufmeat from an adult domestic bovine
communicationbeef, gripe, kick, bitch, squawkinformal terms for objecting
VERBcommunicationbeef, gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, squawk, bellyache, hollercomplain
beef > pronunciation
Rhymesbelief ... thief: 21 rhymes with iyf...
English > beef: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningcattle that are reared for their meat.
Synonymbeef cattle
NarrowerAberdeen Angus, Angus, black Angusblack hornless breed from Scotland
Charolaislarge white or cream-colored breed from France
Durham, shorthornEnglish breed of short-horned cattle
GallowayBreed of hardy black chiefly beef cattle native to Scotland
Hereford, whitefacehardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
Santa GertrudisBrahman and shorthorn crossbreed of red cattle
cattalo, beefalohardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo
longhorn, Texas longhornlong-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
Broadercattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
English > beef: 4 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningmeat from an adult domestic bovine.
Part ofcattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
Partsbeef loincut of meat from a loin of beef
cut of beefcut of meat from beef cattle
Narrowerbully beef, corned beef, corn beefbeef cured or pickled in brine
ground beef, hamburgerbeef that has been ground
pastramiHighly seasoned cut of smoked beef
BroadermeatThe flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
Spanishboeuf, buey, carne de buey, vacuno
Catalanboeuf, bou, carn de bou, vedella
English > beef: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaninginformal terms for objecting.
Synonymsgripe, kick, bitch, squawk
BroaderobjectionThe speech act of objecting
English > beef: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsgripe, bitch, grouse, crab, squawk, bellyache, holler
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishaferrar, atrapar, chillar, disputar, dolor de barriga, gimotear, graznar, gritar, lamentarse, quejarse, quejar, renegar, vocear
Catalanaferrar, atrapar, baladrejar, cridar, queixar-se, xisclar
Nounsbeefinformal terms for objecting

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