Definition of beanfeast in English:

beanfeast

Line breaks: bean|feast
Pronunciation: /ˈbiːnfiːst
 
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noun

British informal
A celebratory party with plentiful food and drink: cheerful music for beanfeasts figurative a beanfeast of seminars and workshops
More example sentences
  • A number of Lib Dem MPs maintained that the failure of their party to join the beanfeast on Thursday was one of strategy and leadership.
  • Our home-based patterns of socialising interfere with the necessary anarchy of the workplace beanfeast.
  • During the Golden Globe beanfeasts in LA earlier this month, the one man every star queued to meet was the shy, slightly stunned Paul Rusesabagina, the true hero of the story.

Origin

early 19th century: from bean + feast. The term originally denoted an annual dinner given to employees by their employers, where beans and bacon were regarded as an indispensable dish.

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