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beezer

/ˈbiːzə/
noun
1.
(Brit, old-fashioned) a person or chap
2.
(Brit, old-fashioned) the nose
3.
(Scot) an extreme example of its kind
adjective
4.
(Brit, old-fashioned) excellent; most attractive
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
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Historical Examples
  • He didn't sky the wiper when his beezer was bleeding, anyway!

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • He recked nothing of his bunged optic and the claret that flowed from his beezer.

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • As she clung (as it were) to the ropes, Louie let her have it (so to speak) on the beezer.

    The Story of Louie Oliver Onions
  • They also suggested that he beat Peter's ears off, flatten his beezer and knock all his teeth down his throat.

    Plowing On Sunday Sterling North
Slang definitions & phrases for beezer

beezer

noun

The nose (1915+ Prizefight)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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