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Definition of "beefsteak" [beef•steak]

  • A slice of beef, such as one taken from the loin or the hindquarters, suitable for broiling or frying. (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 "beefsteak" in a sentence
  • "They gave me what they called a beefsteak pie -- a tough crust and under it some blackish cubes carved out of the muscle of an antediluvian ox-and for this delicious fare and a glass of stout I paid three shillings and odd pence."
  • "We were treated to the eternal sausage and something they called beefsteak; it might as well have been called "_suprême de donkey_," it was so tough."
  • "It was true that the Mexicans who ran San Lazaro had been generous with soup and tortillas, but Wesley Buttons had put the notion of beefsteak in their minds."