beef - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/biːf/
singularbeef
pluralbeefs
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the meat from a cow

    a slice of roast beef

    minced beef

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    1. a.
      relating to this meat

      the beef industry

      beef cattle

      beef stew

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  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] informal a complaint

    What’s his beef?

  3. 3
    [uncountable] informal strength or power