Definition Of beak
a bird's horny projecting jaws; a bill.
New research suggests that as testosterone in male birds increases, so does the level of carotenoids, the chemicals that create the bright coloring on birds' feathers, beaks , and legs.
Example Of beak
A jutting beak of a nose, sharp chin and deep-set eyes gave him the appearance of a living skull.
A more contemporary critical reading of The Nose leads us to Pinocchio, whose own beak was known to grow in proportion to the telling of tall tales.
a parent bird with a caterpillar in its beak
As a trombone player pulls in the slide to make a higher frequency sound by reducing the volume of the tube, so does a bird open its beak and pull back its head to reduce the volume of its vocal tract.
‘Heads’ was the name given to that part of sailing ships forward of the forecastle and around the beak which was used by the crew as their lavatory.