Definition of beeline noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

beeline

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbiːlaɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbiːlaɪn//
 
 
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Word Origin early 19th cent.: with reference to the straight line supposedly taken instinctively by a bee when returning to the hive.Idioms
make a beeline for something/somebody
 
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(informal) to go straight towards something/somebody as quickly as you can As soon as she arrived at the party, she made a beeline for the food.
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