verb (used with object), be·meaned, be·mean·ing. Archaic.
Origin of bemean
Examples from the Web for bemean
The most loathsome reptile, rolling in the slush and slime of its stagnant pool, would not bemean itself thus.Plain Facts for Old and Young|John Harvey Kellogg
I cannot make out why my family always try to bemean what affects me!The Mesmerist's Victim|Alexandre Dumas
One regrets, in reading them, that genius could so bemean itself.
He was fighting for his life, and no eye could bemean that effort.The Strength of the Pines|Edison Marshall
Laws, Miss Laura, you don't mean to say as you'd bemean yourself by taking any heed of such low rubbish as that?Henry Dunbar|M. E. Braddon