Beeb

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noun \ˈbēb\

Definition of Beeb

the Beeb

British, informal

British, informal

  1. :  the British Broadcasting Corporation We didn't come to London from the provinces encumbered with Python and knowing no one at the Beeb. That would never have worked out. — Michael Palin, quoted in Times Educational Supplement, 1 Mar. 1974

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1967

First Known Use of beeb

1967




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