Definition of Beano

1. Noun. A game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards.

Exact synonyms: Bingo, Keno, Lotto
Generic synonyms: Board Game



Definition of Beano

1. Noun. A beanfeast; any noisy celebration, a party. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Any home-made gas or indigestion remedy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beano

1. a form of bingo [n BEANOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beano

beaned
beaner
beaneries
beaners
beanery
beanfeast
beanfeasts
beanhole
beanholes
beanie
beanies
beaning
beanless
beanlike
beanmeal
beano (current term)
beanos
beanpole
beanpoles
beanpot
beanpots
beans
beanspilling
beanstalk
beanstalks
beany
bear's-breech
bear's-ear
bear's-foot

Literary usage of Beano

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1874)
"The year witnessed the completion of the Union Railroad, a work of great magnitude, and destined to have an important beano? upon the commercial status of ..."

2. Tillers of the Sand, Being a Fitful Record of the Rosebery Administration by Owen Seaman (1895)
"A NATIONAL LIBERAL 'beano' THERE was a noise of revelry by night, And England's Radicals had gathered there In all their practically Peerless might ..."

3. Studies in English, Written and Spoken: For the Use of Continental Students by Cornelis Stoffel (1894)
"We shall 'ave a fair beano then!"—Ally Sloper's Half-Holiday, Aug. ... This mysterious term beano may be a wilful corruption of beaner, or -bean, ..."

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