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British English: /biːn/
American English: /bin/

Translation of bean in German:


  • 1
    Bohne Fem.
    full of beans [figurative] [informal]
    putzmunter [informal]
    quietschlebendig [informal]
    he hasn't [got] a bean [figurative] [informal]
    er hat keinen roten Heller [informal]
    not worth a bean [informal]
    nicht die Bohne od. keinen Pfifferling wert [informal]
    old 1 4, → spill1 1 2
  • 2 (American English) [informal] (head)
    Birne Fem. [figurative] [slang]

transitive verb

  • (American English) [informal] (hit)bean somebody
    jemandem eins auf die Birne geben [slang]
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