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beanery

Syllabification: bean·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbēnərē
 
/

Definition of beanery in English:

noun (plural beaneries)

North American informal
A cheap restaurant.
Example sentences
  • A hospital cafeteria's mission statement, however, can put that of the most foppish of five-star beaneries to shame.
  • More than one fellow rubbernecker judged it fortunate the truck overturned before having a chance to careen across the gravel parking lot and through the beanery's front windows.
  • The Car Department building in the Here Yard was demolished along with the tiny beanery located between it and the yard office when Toronto Yard opened.

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