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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. A complaint; the act of complaining
    "I have a beef about the service here";
    - gripe, kick, bitch, squawk
Verb: beef  beef
  1. Complain
    - gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, squawk, bellyache, holler

Derived forms: beeves, beefs, beefing, beefed

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

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

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