Definition of beanpole in English:

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beanpole

Pronunciation: /ˈbēnˌpōl/

noun

1A stick for supporting bean plants.
Example sentences
  • Arika could see beanpoles thick with beans and peas, greens of all kinds, and squashes and many other forms of hard vegetables.
  • On the other side of the flowerbed Tony is affixing a vine to a beanpole.
  • If you are growing beans you are going to need a beanpole.
1.1 informal A tall, thin person.
Example sentences
  • I always been a strong girl, though I also been thin as a beanpole.
  • The skinny beanpole going up against someone three times his size is not looking for a solution to a problem, not looking to fix anything, but simply having a reason to live, and a reason to be strong.
  • Tall, and not exactly beanpoles, but very bony.

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Syllabification: bean·pole

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