- Beeb colloquial shortening of B.B.C. (Cf. B.B.C.), attested from 1967.
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BEEB — was a short lived, weekly, children s magazine centred around the BBC s most popular programmes at the time of its publication. It was created as a competitor to ITV s Look in magazine. It lasted 20 issues between January 29th 1985 and June 11th… … Wikipedia
Beeb — n the Beeb spoken the BBC … Dictionary of contemporary English
Beeb — The nickname Beeb may refer to:*The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), sometimes called the Beeb or Auntie Beeb *BEEB, a BBC children s magazine published in 1985 *The BBC Micro home computer from 1982, built for the BBC by Acorn Computers… … Wikipedia
Beeb — [[t]bi͟ːb[/t]] N PROPER: the N The BBC is sometimes called the Beeb. [BRIT, INFORMAL] He joined the Beeb at 19 … English dictionary
Beeb — noun /biːb/ a) an affectionate nickname for the BBC The BBC Micro (alias the Beeb) is still quite a deluxe machine, with better high resolution color graphics than any of its competitors. b) A (early British home computer). Syn: Auntie … Wiktionary
BEEB — abbr. British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as in expressions like Auntie Beeb … Dictionary of abbreviations
Beeb — noun the Beeb spoken the BBC … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
Beeb — /bib/ (say beeb) noun Colloquial the, the BBC … Australian English dictionary
Beeb — (BrE) an informal name for the BBC. * * * … Universalium
Beeb — bÉªËb n. (Brtish Slang) the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) … English contemporary dictionary