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Noun: beef (beeves)  beef
  1. Cattle that are reared for their meat
    - beef cattle
  2. Meat from an adult domestic bovine
    - boeuf
  3. [informal] A complaint or act of complaining
    "I have a beef about the service here";
    - objection, gripe [informal], kick [informal], bitch [informal], squawk [informal]
Verb: beef  beef
Usage: informal
  1. Complain
    - gripe, bitch [informal], grouse, crab [informal], squawk, bellyache [informal], holler [informal]

Derived forms: beeves, beefing, beefed, beefs

Type of: Bos taurus, cattle, complain, cows, kick [informal], kine [archaic], kvetch [N. Amer, informal], meat, moan, oxen, plain [archaic], sound off, speech act

Part of: Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine [archaic], oxen

Encyclopedia: Beef, it's what's for dinner