The beaks of a bird are its primary eating instruments. They are used to eat food, and they are very important for the bird's survival.

  • The beaks of the birds are very sharp, which is why they are so good at eating food.

  • The beaks of the birds are also very tough, which is why they are able to eat a lot of tough food.

Definition of beaks


horny projecting mouth of a bird


bill, neb, nib, pecker


informal terms for the nose


honker, hooter, nozzle, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout


hit lightly with a picking motion


peck, pick


a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures


beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)

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Example Sentences for beaks

  • 1

    The beak is the mouth of birds.

  • 2

    The tomium is the sharp cutting edge of the beak of a bird or turtle.

  • 3

    The beak is dark red, as are the short legs and webbed feet.

  • 4

    The melon on the whale is rather low, and the beak is short and thick.

  • 5

    The top of the head is olive green, and the beak is bright red.

  • 6

    The beak is black and the legs are grey.

  • 7

    The beak is red and the irises are white.

  • 8

    The beaks of the shell are often eroded.

  • 9

    The eye is red and the beak is black.

  • 10

    The eyes are black and the beak is red.