- beefy ► ADJECTIVE 1) informal muscular or robust. 2) tasting like beef.DERIVATIVES beefily adverb beefiness noun.
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Beefy — may refer to:* Beef, meat obtained from bovines, or related concepts. * A flavor of Seabrook Potato Crisps * Ian Botham, an English cricket player nicknamed Beefy * Beefy, a fictional character in the novel The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B * … Wikipedia
Beefy — Beef y, a. Having much beef; of the nature of beef; resembling beef; fleshy. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
beefy — brawny, 1743, from BEEF (Cf. beef) in colloquial extended sense human muscle + Y (Cf. y) (2) … Etymology dictionary
beefy — [bēf′ē] adj. beefier, beefiest fleshy and solid; muscular and heavy; brawny beefiness n … English World dictionary
beefy — adjective (beefier; est) Date: 1743 1. a. heavily and powerfully built < a beefy thug > b. substantial, sturdy < beefy shock absorbers > 2. a … New Collegiate Dictionary
beefy — UK [ˈbiːfɪ] / US [ˈbɪfɪ] adjective Word forms beefy : adjective beefy comparative beefier superlative beefiest informal a beefy person has a large heavy body and strong muscles … English dictionary
beefy — adjective a) Similar to, or tasting like beef Her boyfriend is a pretty beefy guy. b) Containing beef The barman was a big, beefy guy with his sleeves rolled up and tattoos on his arms … Wiktionary
beefy — [[t]bi͟ːfi[/t]] beefier, beefiest ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Someone, especially a man, who is beefy has a big body and large muscles. ...a beefy red faced Englishman. Syn: brawny … English dictionary
beefy — beef|y [ˈbi:fi] adj comparative beefier superlative beefiest someone who is beefy is big, strong, and often quite fat … Dictionary of contemporary English
beefy — beef|y [ bifi ] adjective INFORMAL a beefy person has a large heavy body and strong muscles … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English