New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: beefy · bee · beep · beer · beet · reef · beech · beget · beret · beset
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beef

1 noun FOODmairteoil fem3beef cattle eallach mairteolaminced beef mairteoil mhionaitheroast beef mairteoil rósta 2 noun informal complaintgearán masc1  c m ucnáimhseáil fem3  c m ucasaoid fem2  c m uclamhsán masc1  c m uwhat's your beef? cad é an gearán atá ort?
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3 verb informal INTRANSITIVEcasaoid verb  c m utabhair amach  c m ugearán verb  c m uthey're always beefing about television bíonn siad seasta ag casaoid faoin teilifísyou're the one who's beefing tusa atá ag gearán
phrasal verbs

beef up

informal (v + adv) TRANSITIVEneartaigh verb  c m uteann a chur leteann suas  c m uwe have to beef up the conclusion caithfimid an chonclúid a theannadh suas
phrases

where's the beef?

(also

what's the beef?

) informal 1 where's the substance?cén t-adhmad a bhainfear as? 2 used to ask what the source of the complaint iscad é an gearán atá ort?