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Meaning of bee

bee

Pronunciation: (bē), [key]
— n.
  1. any hymenopterous insect of the superfamily Apoidea, including social and solitary species of several families, as the bumblebees, honeybees, etc.
  2. the common honeybee, Apis mellifera.
  3. a community social gathering in order to perform some task, engage in a contest, etc.: a sewing bee; a spelling bee; a husking bee.
  4. Our aunt obviously has a bee in her bonnet, but we're very fond of her.
    1. to be obsessed with one idea.
    2. to have eccentric or fanciful ideas or schemes:Our aunt obviously has a bee in her bonnet, but we're very fond of her.
  5. to try to obtain money from, as for a loan or donation: My brother just put the bee on me for another $10.
  6. (esp. in the 1920s) a person or thing that is wonderful, great, or marvelous: Her new roadster is simply the bee's knees.

bee

Pronunciation: (bē), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda piece of hardwood, bolted to the side of a bowsprit, through which to reeve stays.
  2. a metal ring or bracelet.

B.E.E.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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