a cheap, usually inferior, restaurant.
I used to work in a hash foundry and a beanery, said Nat with a smile.
Jack Ranger’s Gun Club Clarence Young
“Our suits is up to the other beanery,” says I, and I was glad of it.
Gullible’s Travels, Etc. Ring W. Lardner
Straight to New York they hie, and lay their goods at the feet of the girl who serves them beans in a beanery.
The Four Million
Then, thinking you wouldnt be out for a 197 while, he went into a beanery for a bite and a cup of coffee.
The Gray Phantom’s Return Herman Landon
“Stop at a beanery,” yelled Bill to our driver, a little old man with round shoulders and a shiny coat.
Over the Seas for Uncle Sam Elaine Sterne
Say, I had a lithograph of Buddy and his beanery tip goin’ up against an argument like that.
Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
noun (pl) -eries
(US, informal) a cheap restaurant
“cheap restaurant,” 1884, American English, from bean (n.) + -ery.
A restaurant or diner, esp a cheap one: a beanery in Hell’s Kitchen (1890s+)
- Bean head
bean head noun A stupid person; an oaf: You are such a beanhead
a skullcap, often brightly colored, worn especially by children and by college freshmen, especially in the 1940s. Contemporary Examples You see, Ty Warner, the toy magnate of beanie Baby fame, owns a stake in the Four Seasons. The Wretched Sasha and Malia Dolls Lyric Winik January 27, 2009 Other than wearing a beanie, he dressed […]
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