Adjective "Beaked" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Beaked


    Definition:

    1. the bill of a bird; neb.

    2. any similar horny mouthpart in other animals, as the turtle or duckbill.

    3. anything beaklike or ending in a point, as the spout of a pitcher.

    4. Slang. a person's nose.

    5. Entomology. proboscis (def 3).

    6. Botany. a narrowed or prolonged tip.

    7. Nautical. (formerly) a metal or metal-sheathed projection from the bow of a warship, used to ram enemy vessels; ram; rostrum.

    8. Typography. a serif on the arm of a character, as of a K. 9. Also called bird'

    Origin:
    beak

    Examples:

    "whales can be beaked."

    "noses can be beaked."

    "dinosaurs can be beaked."

    "people can be beaked."

    "heads can be beaked."

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