noun, British

Synonyms and Antonyms of beck

  1. a natural body of running water smaller than a river when we were lads, we raced our toy boats in the narrow beck that bordered the lane Synonyms creek [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, streamletRelated Words arroyo, billabong [Australian], fresh, freshet, runoff; bayou, coulee, slough (also slew or slue), stream, wash; canal, channel, cut, cutoff, gut, kill, millrace, millstream, race, watercourse, waterway; affluent, branch, confluent, distributary, influent, tributary

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a trip made at another's expense

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