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English definition of “beastie”

beastie

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /ˈbiː.sti/ 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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