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Definition of "beck" []

  • A gesture of beckoning or summons. (noun)
  • At (someone's) beck and call Ready to comply with any wish or command. (idiom)
  • Chiefly British A small brook; a creek. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beck" in a sentence
  • "It is the _brok lempe_ of old writers, _Veronica beccabunga_, the syllable _bec_ signifying a beck or brook; or perhaps the whole title comes from the Flemish _beck pungen_, mouth-smart, in allusion to the pungent taste of the plant."
  • "February 13th, 2009 at 6: 17 pm glenn beck is such a d-bag!! rec Says:"
  • "Personally, I think beck is hurting our country, he also is a racist who incites violence."