Definition Of beef


a complaint or grievance.

he has a beef with American education: it doesn't teach the basics of investing

a criminal charge.

a drunk-driving beef


he was beefing about how the recession was killing the business


flesh or muscle, typically when well developed.

he needs a little more beef on his bones

the flesh of a cow, bull, or ox, used as food.

Tuck into steak, roast beef , venison and other red meat at least three times a week

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Example Of beef

  • beef cattle

  • a beef sent to the abattoir

  • a drunk-driving beef

  • After checking police reports and court documents, the website said that if anything, he may have spent a day or so in jail for a drunk driving beef .

  • Although beef is still the meat most often consumed by adults in Quebec, consumption of red meat has decreased since 1971.

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