Definition of beehive
1 : hive 1
2 : something resembling a hive for bees: such asa : a scene of crowded activityb : a woman's hairdo that is conical in shape
Examples of beehive in a Sentence
The office was a beehive of activity.
wearing her hair in a beehive
Recent Examples of beehive from the Web
Brady Elementary School's parking lot was a beehive of activity Saturday morning.
Costuming by Michelle Hathaway and Glenda Wolfe's wigs in every form of flip and beehive all add to the characters.
Four years later, Czerny Gardens now hosts blueberry, strawberry, raspberry and blackberry bushes, herbs, fruit trees and a sleepy beehive.
The winner arrives to a beehive of public appearances and media coverage.
Charges filed by prosecutors on Thursday, however, estimate 1,200 beehives valued at $200,000.
But Kendall switched things up for her latest Instagram snapshots, instead giving flashes of '60s style cues like a beehive/bouffant updo, as well as cute leopard print and gingham intimates.
A drawing, which resembles a beehive, shows a tall, cylindrical building filled with drones.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence’s wife, Karen, has installed a beehive on the grounds of their government residence in Washington.
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First Known Use of beehive
BEEHIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beehive for English Language Learners
: a nest for bees
: a place filled with busy activity
: a woman's hairdo in which long hair is piled high on top of the head
BEEHIVE Defined for Kids
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