Examples of beak in a Sentence
the beak of a hawk
an actor with a big beak
Recent Examples of beak from the Web
And, yep, these birds have beady black eyes flanking their sharp beaks.
There’s a lot of nuzzling, with the mother rubbing her beak over the owlet’s head.
These birds with beaks as long as pencils, some from as far south as Panama, are in the alpine to feed on the creatures living in the mud of the marshy areas up here and to have their babies.
Their specialized, beak-like mouths are particularly useful for prying crabs and small shellfish loose from the soft outer surface of the logs.
Knife sets seem to tack on things like kitchen shears, historically terrible steak knives, and bird’s beak paring knives in order to give you more bang for your buck.
Later, one of the birds raises his beak to offer advice to the would-be runaway.
Dye each a different color, such as black for eyes, green for leaves, orange for beaks and flowers, blue for flowers.
Pipping happens when the baby bird inside the egg manages to break through the shell with its beak.
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Origin and Etymology of beak
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
BEAK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beak for English Language Learners
: the hard usually pointed parts that cover a bird's mouth
: a person's nose
BEAK Defined for Kids
Definition of beak for Students
- an eagle's beak
- a long-beaked bird
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