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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To hit again and again. Also: Regarding music, a steady succession of units of rhythm.

Usage examples (3)
  • There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.
  • Or at least that's what he calls the beat-up green pickup truck he drives, worth little more than the slew of pop cans lining the floor.
  • I started driving a Jeep of hers that she called beat-up. for more
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