Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bullock fit for slaughter.
  • noun The original but later recorded and less usual form of biffin.
  • Beef-forming; beef-producing: as, good beefing as well as good milking qualities.

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  • verb Present participle of beef.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • AT&T bringing Web services to cheaper phones; Britain beefing up anti-piracy tactics.

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  • For all the money we spend in beefing up the Border Patrol or building a wall, we could make a real effort to bring these countries along.

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  • There is a lot of that effort and money that could be spent in beefing up one publicly supported, tax supported, school system.

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  • With all of that new iphone revenue you’d think they’d invest in beefing up the network.

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  • (And he has shown little personal interest in beefing up those credentials during his short time in Washington. i.e., trips to Iraq as a senator?

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  • If not the adoption of a system of presumed consent, at the very least, the province should be more aggressive in beefing up its central organ donation registry by forcing people to make their wishes known when they renew their driver’s licenses or health cards.

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  • Dr. Okamura says the idea of beefing up tsunami preparedness didn't go anywhere.

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  • TUCHMAN: But the idea of beefing up this border goes hand in hand with terrorism concerns.

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  • TUCHMAN: But the idea of beefing up this border goes hand in hand with terrorism concerns.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2007

  • TUCHMAN: But the idea of beefing up this border goes hand-in - hand with terrorism concerns.

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