the Beeb
British, informal
: the British Broadcasting Corporation
We didn't come to London from the provinces encumbered with [Monty] Python and knowing no one at the Beeb.Michael Palin

Examples of Beeb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are announcements of across-the-board layoffs at the Beeb, arguments about what does and does not constitute a proper lead story, and enough editorial handwringing to require skin grafts on numerous palms. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 4 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Beeb was in 1967

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“Beeb.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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