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Definizione monolingua e traduzione beef



Inglese grammatica

beef


Verb

beef (third-person singular simple present beefs, present participle beefing, simple past and past participle beefed)


  1. (intransitive) To complain.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter X:
      He lost no time in bursting into speech. “Bertie! Ive been hunting for you all over the place!” “I was having a chat with Swordfish in his pantry. Something wrong?” “Something wrong!” “Dont you like the Red Room?” “The Red Room!” I gathered from his manner that he had not come to beef about his sleeping accommodation. “Then what is your little trouble?”
  2. (transitive) To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.
    Since you stopped running, you are really beefing out.
  3. (intransitive, slang) To fart.
    Ugh, who just beefed in here?
Noun

beef (plural beef or beefs or beeves)


  1. (uncountable) The meat from a cow, bull or other bovines.
    I hate eating beef.
  2. (uncountable) Bovine animals.
    • 2010‎ October 21, “Whos the real McCoy? Abilenes Joseph in 8 Wonders contest”, Abilene Recorder Chronicle:
      However, there were millions of head of beef roaming the plains of Texas.
  3. (archaic, countable, plural: beef or beeves) A single bovine (cow or bull) being raised for its meat.
    Do you want to raise beeves?
  4. (countable, plural: beefs) a complaint or disagreement
    He has a beef with anyone who tells him otherwise.
Adjective

beef (not comparable)


  1. Being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.
    We bought three beef calves this morning.
  2. Producing or known for raising lots of beef.
    beef farms
    beef country
  3. Consisting of or containing beef as an ingredient.
    beef stew
Traduzione italiano manzo |carne bovina |bue |


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