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noun (plural beanos)British informal
A party: a traditional Bank Holiday beano
More example sentences
- Anne Robinson, her of The Weakest Link, was in the Telegraph yesterday telling how she shared a car with a governor who regaled her on how great the beanos and dinners were - and didn't seem to care about the rest of the job.
- ‘You'd get beanos with coachloads of men and women, drunk as lords by the time they got here, going wild,’ says Philip.
- In the end, however, Young sickens of the relentless, soulless fakery of such beanos and retires to a humble life of scrivening in London.
Late 19th century: abbreviation of beanfeast.
Words that rhyme with beanoalbino, bambino, babycino, Borodino, Borsalino, cappuccino, casino, chino, Comino, concertino, Filipino, fino, Gino, keno, Ladino, Latino, Leno, maraschino, merino, Monte Cassino, Navarino, neutrino, Pacino, palomino, pecorino, Reno, San Marino, Sansovino, Torino, Trevino, Valentino, vino, Zeno
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