Beanfeast



(formerly) an annual dinner or party given by an employer for employees.
a celebration or festive occasion, especially when a meal is provided.
Historical Examples

The way some of the members of the Four-in-hand Club load their coaches on parade reminds me of a beanfeast!’
Phantom Fortune, A Novel M. E. Braddon

“This is going to be a beanfeast, I can see,” smiled the captive.
Love and the Ironmonger F. J. (Frederick John) Randall

“Look too much as if we were out for a beanfeast, my boy,” objected his father.
In Brief Authority F. Anstey

I turn and see a number of men sitting inside and looking almost as cheerful as a beanfeast in Epping Forest.
War and the Future H. G. Wells

noun (Brit, informal)
an annual dinner given by employers to employees
any festive or merry occasion

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Bean-shooter

    peashooter. Historical Examples The boy who snickered this time had cause to regret it, for Mr. Crow arrested him half an hour later for carrying a bean-shooter. The Daughter of Anderson Crow George Barr McCutcheon noun A small-caliber pistol; popgun (1940s+)

  • Beanbag chair

    a small cloth bag filled with dried beans, as for tossing in various children’s games. any such game. any similar bag used as a cushion or support, as the base for an ashtray, etc. Also called beanbag chair. a large, soft, frameless chair resembling a beanbag, typically a clothlike plastic shell, filled with plastic chips, […]



  • Beanbag gun

    noun a gun that fires a fabric bag containing lead shot, designed to stun or knock the target to the ground

  • Beanball

    beanball noun A baseball pitch that hits or nearly hits the batter’s head and is sometimes used to intimidate the batter: Mr Bender places much reliance on the bean ball (1900+) Historical Examples Rick realized the professor had chosen an apt simile when he said beanball. The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin



Disclaimer: Beanfeast definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.