- strengthened or reinforced.
Origin of beefed-up
First recorded in 1940–45
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But the laws are weighted against the writer in the European Union with its beefed-up privacy laws.My Banned Book
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They believe,” said Baird, “that they can handle the Niccola with their beefed-up tractor beams.The Aliens