I. noun (plural beanos) Etymology: alteration of beanfeast festive occasion Date: 1891 British a noisy festive celebration II. noun (plural beanos) Etymology: by alteration Date: 1935 bingo

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  • Beano — can refer to:* Beano boys and The Beano, a British children s comic. * Beano, Italy * Brian Beano McDonald, a member of the Laois senior football panal. * Another name for bingo. * Beano (dietary supplement), used to prevent flatulence. *… …   Wikipedia

  • beano — eano n. 1. a game in which numbered balls are drawn and random and players cover the correponding numbers on their cards. Syn: lotto, bingo, keno. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beano — 1888, colloquial shortening of beanfest annual dinner given by employers for their workers (1805); they had a reputation for rowdiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • beano — ► NOUN (pl. beanos) Brit. informal ▪ a party. ORIGIN abbreviation of BEANFEAST(Cf. ↑beanfeast) …   English terms dictionary

  • beano — ☆ beano1 [bē′nō ] n. BINGO beano2 [bē′nō] n. [Brit. Informal] a festive party, banquet, or celebration …   English World dictionary

  • beano — /ˈbinoʊ/ (say beenoh) noun Colloquial a beanfeast: *An then we as a beano up at Mar s – A slap up feed, wiv wine an two big geese. –cj denis, 1915 …   Australian English dictionary

  • beano — beano1 /bee noh/, n. bingo. [1930 35; b. BEAN and KENO] beano2 /bee noh/, n., pl. beanos. Chiefly Brit. Slang. beanfeast. [1885 90; BEAN(FEAST) + O] * * * …   Universalium

  • beano — noun a) The game bingo played using beans for the markers. b) a childrens party : a noisy festive celebration …   Wiktionary

  • Beano — festivity, celebration …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • beano — Australian Slang festivity, celebration …   English dialects glossary

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