Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
  2. (noun, artifact) any workplace where people are very busy
  3. (noun, body) a hairdo resembling a beehive
  4. (noun, object) a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree

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Synonyms of Beehive


Alternate forms of Beehive

Hyponyms: skep

Hypernyms: coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle, nest, receptacle, work, workplace

Origin of the word Beehive

  1. early 14c., from bee + hive. As the name of a hairstyle, attested from 1960 (the style itself said to be popular from 1958). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Beehive

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