beefsteak

noun
beef·​steak | \ ˈbēf-ˌstāk How to pronounce beefsteak (audio) \

Definition of beefsteak

: a steak of beef usually from the hindquarter

Examples of beefsteak in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Large, or beefsteak, tomatoes are big and juicy, usually round, with varieties in several colors. Pam Peirce, SFChronicle.com, "Many options when growing tomatoes: What you need to know," 28 Feb. 2020 Every single staffer jumps at the chance to taste test recipes that make good use of bright red beefsteaks, sweet-as-heck sungolds, and juicy AF heirlooms. Emily Schultz, Bon Appétit, "According to Instagram, It’s Tomato Galette Season," 9 Aug. 2019 In Kashmir, Forster came across a shop where kebabs and beefsteaks were being prepared and conversation was flowing easily, reminiscent of the coffee houses in London. Anu Kumar, Quartz India, "An 18th-century British merchant’s account of how the empire ruled India," 26 July 2019 Brian Cox reads Cézanne’s letters with a beefsteak self-regard. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Painting a portrait of Cézanne as portrait painter," 10 Apr. 2018 Fruit can weight several pounds, as in beefsteak types, or be very small, as in grape types, and everything in between. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Tomato-growing tips: what type to plant, when and how to plant them," 10 Mar. 2018 In Kashmir, Forster came across a shop where kebabs and beefsteaks were being prepared and conversation was flowing easily, reminiscent of the coffee houses in London. Anu Kumar, Quartz India, "An 18th-century British merchant’s account of how the empire ruled India," 26 July 2019 Brian Cox reads Cézanne’s letters with a beefsteak self-regard. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "Painting a portrait of Cézanne as portrait painter," 10 Apr. 2018 Fruit can weight several pounds, as in beefsteak types, or be very small, as in grape types, and everything in between. Dan Gill, NOLA.com, "Tomato-growing tips: what type to plant, when and how to plant them," 10 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of beefsteak

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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“Beefsteak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beefsteak. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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beefsteak

noun
How to pronounce beefsteak (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of beefsteak

: a thick slice of beef

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