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verb British English pronunciation: beetle /ˈbiːt(ə)l/ 
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebeetling
past tensebeetled
past participlebeetled

phrasal verb

beetle off

or beetle away

[intransitive] British informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybeetle off
he/she/itbeetles off
present participlebeetling off
past tensebeetled off
past participlebeetled off


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a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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