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English definition of “beastie”

beastie

noun [C] uk   /ˈbiː.sti/ us  

beastie noun [C] (INSECT)

informal an insect: Keep still, you've got a beastie in your hair.Insect namesGeneral and informal words for animals

beastie noun [C] (ANIMAL)

Scottish English or humorous an animal: A lot of beasties live in the forest. These otters are particularly vicious beasties, with very sharp teeth.General and informal words for animals
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