Definition of beanbag in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiːnbaɡ/


1A small bag filled with dried beans and used in children’s games.
Example sentences
  • A Koho spot, from Young & Rubicam, Montreal, shows a bored youth in a '70s-era rec room playing a beanbag game until a Koho hockey bag crashes from above onto the game.
  • This ensures that the beans will be extra secure in the beanbag.
  • Examples include standing on one leg and throwing a beanbag from one hand to another to improve balance, co-ordination and cerebellar function.
2A large cushion filled with polystyrene beads and used as a seat.
Example sentences
  • I took a seat on my blue beanbag at the corner of the room, throwing my pillows back onto the bed where Emily rearranged them.
  • The carpeted floor between his television and his walk in closet was covered with his collection of beanbags and large cushions.
  • The entire nation gets the image of Eric Roberts in the next room curled up in a beanbag talking to Mr. Teddy.

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