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English definition of “beak”


noun [C] uk   /biːk/ us  

beak noun [C] (BIRD'S MOUTH)

C1 the hard, pointed part of a bird's mouth: Birds use their beaks to pick up food.

beak noun [C] (NOSE)

informal a large nose: He'd be quite handsome if it wasn't for that great beak of his.

beak noun [C] (JUDGE)

UK old-fashioned slang a judge
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