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beef

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of beef

  1. 1 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment had to deal with an angry customer with a beef about our service Synonyms of beef complaint, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to beef challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of beef commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction

  2. 2 muscular strength a heavyweight wrestler with a good deal of beef Synonyms of beef muscle, brawn, main, thewWords Related to beef force, might, potency, power, puissance, sinew; energy, vigorNear Antonyms of beef impotence, impotency, weakness; debilitation, debility, enfeeblement, faintness, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity


beef

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of beef

  1. to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely he tends to stand around and beef for hours about any slight, real or imagined Synonyms of beef complain, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to beef object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of beef accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of beef crow, delight, rejoice



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