beats beats  /ˈbits/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favored modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In a land where roads are often busted, rutted or simply nonexistent, nothing beats a bike for getting medicine to the people and people to the hospital.
  2. Asked which candidate is most likeable, Obama beats McCain 65% to 20%; as for which is the real candidate for change, he leads 61% to 17%.
  3. A man beats his wife in any one of 47 states.

News

  1. Beats By Dre 2013 Neon 'Mixr' Line

    Beats By Dre has teamed up with house producer David Guetta for a series of headphones, dubbed Mixr.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Baller Status

  2. Handle Summer Heat with Handel’s

    Nothing beats a refreshing scoop of ice cream on a hot, summer day. Although Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt is open year-round (because no time is a bad time for ice cream), the timing couldn’t be better for one…
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Inland Empire Weekly

  3. State Beats Oregon State at College World Series

    Mississippi State Beats Oregon State in a thrilling contest in Omaha
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WTOK-TV Meridian

Quotes

  1. "We won every qualifying game, every game here," Sneijder said. "We are not going to allow that Spain beats us now."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Wesley Sneijder Source: The Associated Press

  2. "It's hard for me to congratulate somebody after you just lose to them," James said. "I'm a winner. It's not being a poor sport or anything like that. If somebody beats you up, you're not going to congratulate them. That doesn't make sense to...
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: LeBron James Source: Washington Post

  3. • Depp says, "I don't think I'd ever seen any place so pure and beautiful. You can feel your pulse rate drop about 20 beats. It's instant freedom."
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Johnny Depp Source: Vanity Fair

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