beefeater beefeater  /ˈbi ˌfi tər/


  • (n) officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch



  1. He created the character of Colonel Blimp, a florid beefeater with a walrus mustache who symbolized British complacency in the teeth of the 20th century's storms.
  2. What bothers Johnson and many another beefeater is that meat prices remain high even though distribution techniques have radically improved.
  3. As the ruddy little Crispin who becomes Lord Mayor of London, Whitford Kane personifies all the industry, sanity and lustiness of a jolly beefeater.


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