Beetle

  • 21beetle —   Pu u, ane, ūhini lele, mū.    ♦ Rose beetle, pu u ai loke.    ♦ Flour beetle, mū ai palaoa.    ♦ Wood boring beetle, uku lā au.    ♦ Olinda beetle, pu u …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 22beetle — bee|tle1 [ bitl ] noun count an insect with a smooth hard back beetle bee|tle 2 [ bitl ] verb ,beetle off or ,beetle a way phrasal verb intransitive BRITISH INFORMAL to go somewhere quickly, especially when you do not wish to be seen …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 23beetle — bee·tle || biːtl v. go somewhere quickly; move like a beetle, move forward, make one s way; scurry (British usage); ram or crush a beetle adj. overhanging; projecting, bulging n. small insect; hammer, maul …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 24Beetle — UK [ˈbiːt(ə)l] / US [ˈbɪt(ə)l] Word forms Beetle : singular Beetle plural Beetles trademark a type of small car with a round shape made by Volkswagen …

    English dictionary

  • 25beetle — I bee•tle [[t]ˈbit l[/t]] n. v. tled, tling. 1) ent any of numerous insects of the order Coleoptera, characterized by hard, horny forewings that cover and protect the membranous flight wings 2) ent (loosely) any of various insects resembling a… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 26Beetle{™} — n the English name for the original Volkswagen small car with a rounded design. In the US it is also called the bug: Her first car was a Beetle. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 27Beetle —    (Heb. hargol, meaning leaper ). Mention of it is made only in Lev. 11:22, where it is obvious the word cannot mean properly the beetle. It denotes some winged creeper with at least four feet, which has legs above its feet, to leap withal. The… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 28beetle — Synonyms and related words: arachnid, arthropod, beetle browed, beetling, bug, caterpillar, centipede, chilopod, daddy longlegs, digester, diplopod, fly, hang out, hang over, harvestman, hexapod, impend, impend over, impendent, impending,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 29beetle — bee|tle1 [ˈbi:tl] n [: Old English; Origin: bitula, from bitan; BITE1] an insect with a round hard back which is usually black beetle 2 beetle2 v [I always + adverb/preposition] BrE informal to go somewhere quickly and leaning forward = ↑scurry ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 30beetle — vb British to hurry. A dated colloquialism revived by Sloane Rangers in the early 1980s. It is inspired of course by the scuttling of the insects. ► I had to beetle along to Jonty s before lunch …

    Contemporary slang

  • 31beetle — [[t]bi͟ːt(ə)l[/t]] beetles N COUNT A beetle is an insect with a hard covering to its body …

    English dictionary

  • 32Beetle — Colloquial term for the original rear engined volkswagen. Also see split window Beetle …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 33beetle — n. a Volkswagen automobile. □ We wanted to buy a beetle, but decided on a domestic model. □ I remember when people used to put big windup keys on their beetles to make them look like windup toys …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 34beetle — 1. noun a) Any of numerous species of insect in the order Coleoptera characterized by a pair of hard, shell like front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest. b) A type of mallet with a large wooden head. Syn: bug 2. verb …

    Wiktionary

  • 35Beetle — Käfer (umgangssprachlich) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 36beetle — bee·tle (beґtəl) an insect of the order Coleoptera …

    Medical dictionary

  • 37Beetle — Volkswagen car of the first type produced (so called due to its shape) …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 38beetle — Australian Slang Volkswagen car of the first type produced (so called due to its shape) …

    English dialects glossary

  • 39beetle — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. insect, bug, scarab, crawling thing; see insect . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To curve outward past the normal or usual limit: bag, balloon, belly, bulge, jut, overhang, pouch, project, protrude, pro tuber ate, stand out …

    English dictionary for students

  • 40Beetle — Bee|tle [ bitl ] TRADEMARK a type of small car with a round shape made by Volkswagen …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English