beanery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1887 restaurant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • beanery — cheap restaurant, 1884, Amer.Eng., from BEAN (Cf. bean) + ERY (Cf. ery) …   Etymology dictionary

  • beanery — ☆ beanery [bēn′ər ē ] n. pl. beaneries [ BEAN + ERY: so named from serving baked beans as a chief dish] Informal a cheap restaurant …   English World dictionary

  • beanery — n. a cheap eating establishment. (Where baked beans are served.) □ I stopped in for a cup of brew at a little all night beanery on Thirty fourth. Barlowe was waiting. □ I’m tired of eating in beaneries …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • beanery — /bee neuh ree/, n., pl. beaneries. Informal. a cheap, usually inferior, restaurant. [1885 90, Amer.; BEAN + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • beanery — noun An inexpensive restaurant or cafe; bistro …   Wiktionary

  • beanery — Synonyms and related words: automat, bistro, buffet, buvette, cafe, cafeteria, canteen, cantina, chophouse, chuck wagon, coffee shop, coffeehouse, coffeeroom, cookhouse, cookshack, cookshop, diner, dining hall, dining room, dog wagon, drive in,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • beanery — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. eatery, fast food joint. See food …   English dictionary for students

  • beanery — n. cheap and low quality restaurant (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • beanery — noun (plural beaneries) N. Amer. informal a cheap restaurant …   English new terms dictionary

  • beanery — bean·ery …   English syllables

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