WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
beak /bik/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
    1. Birdsthe hard, curved, horny part of a bird's mouth; bill.
    1. Zoologyany horny or stiff mouthpart of an animal that sticks out or is curved like a bird's.
    1. Slang TermsSlang. a person's nose:His beak curved out and down.
beaked/bikt, ˈbikɪd/USA pronunciation  adj. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
beak  (bēk), 
    1. Birdsthe bill of a bird; neb.
    1. Zoologyany similar horny mouthpart in other animals, as the turtle or duckbill.
    1. anything beaklike or ending in a point, as the spout of a pitcher.
    1. Slang Terms[Slang.]a person's nose.
    1. Insects[Entomol.]proboscis (def. 3).
    1. Botany[Bot.]a narrowed or prolonged tip.
    1. Nautical, Naval Terms[Naut.](formerly) a metal or metal-sheathed projection from the bow of a warship, used to ram enemy vessels;
    1. Printing[Typography.]a serif on the arm of a character, as of a K.
    1. ArchitectureAlso called bird's beak. [Archit.]a pendant molding forming a drip, as on the soffit of a cornice.
[Chiefly Brit. Slang.]
    • a judge;
    • a schoolmaster.
  • Gaulish
  • Latin beccus
  • Old French
  • Middle English bec 1175–1225
beaked  (bēkt, bēkid), 
beakless, adj. 
beaklike′, adj. 
beaky, adj. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

beak /biːk/ n
  1. the projecting jaws of a bird, covered with a horny sheath; bill
  2. any beaklike mouthpart in other animals, such as turtles
  3. slang a person's nose, esp one that is large, pointed, or hooked
  4. any projecting part, such as the pouring lip of a bucket
  5. another word for ram
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French bec, from Latin beccus, of Gaulish origin

beaked /biːkt/ adj ˈbeaky adj
beak /biːk/ n
  1. a Brit slang word for judge, magistrate, headmaster, schoolmaster
Etymology: 19th Century: originally thieves' jargon

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