[ sometimes bem ]
/ sometimes bɛm /
(in especially pulp science fiction) bug-eyed monster: an extraterrestrial being, especially one having a grotesque appearance.
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Origin of BEM
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby BEM
, Belvoir Castle
Other definitions for BEM (2 of 2)
Bachelor of Engineering of Mines.
British Empire Medal.
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How to use BEM in a sentence
On February 4, Bem was defeated on the site of his former victory at Hermannstadt.
Bem barely succeeded in saving the remnant of his army by crossing the Moldavian frontier.
When Georgey capitulated, he had one hundred and thirty-eight guns, besides those in the hands of Kossuth and Bem.
Like their ancestors the Huns, they loved fighting, and were the best soldiers that Bem had in his army.
British Dictionary definitions for BEM
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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