[1] Colloquial term for making something stronger.
[2] Colloquial term for modifying or improving something so it will work faster or more efficiently. Similar to souped up

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  • beefed-up — eefed up adj. made greater or stronger. beefed up sales efforts [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beefed-up — adjective made greater or stronger (Freq. 1) beefed up sales efforts • Similar to: ↑strong * * * /beeft up /, adj. strengthened or reinforced. [1940 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • beefed-up — /beeft up /, adj. strengthened or reinforced. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • beefed up — Synonyms and related words: accelerated, aggrandized, ampliate, amplified, augmented, bloated, boosted, broadened, built up, crescendoed, deepened, elevated, enhanced, enlarged, expanded, extended, heightened, hiked, increased, inflated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beefed — biːf n. (Slang) complaint, point of contention; argument with another person, dispute n. meat taken from cows or bulls; vigor, strength; fattened bull v. complain (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beefed up — reinforced, strengthened; made greater …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beefed out — adjective a) muscular, often in an exaggerated way. The superhero looked even more beefed out on the poster than in the comics b) Having been improved greatly or upgraded; beefed up Having beefed out his computer with the latest equipment, he was …   Wiktionary

  • rice\ rocket — beefed up japanese import car that s real popular now …   Dictionary of american slang

  • beef up — verb make strong or stronger (Freq. 1) This exercise will strengthen your upper body strengthen the relations between the two countries • Syn: ↑strengthen, ↑fortify • Ant: ↑weaken ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • beef up — {v.}, {informal} To make stronger by adding men or equipment; make more powerful; reinforce. * /The general beefed up his army with more big guns and tanks./ * /The university beefed up the football coaching staff by adding several good men./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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