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, that molds itself readily to the contours of the occupant.
a small cloth bag filled with dried beans and thrown in games
Also called sag bag. a very large cushion loosely filled with foam rubber or polystyrene granules so that it moulds into a comfortable shape: used as an informal low seat
- Bean ball
a ball thrown by a pitcher purposely at or near the head of the batter.
- Bean beetle
Mexican bean beetle.
- Bean caper
a small tree, Zygophyllum fabago, of eastern Mediterranean regions, having flower buds that are used as a substitute for capers. noun a shrub, Zygophyllum fabago, of E Mediterranean regions, whose flower buds are eaten as a substitute for capers: family Zygophyllaceae
- Bean counter
bean counter noun phrase A statistician or arithmetical clerk in government or business; an accountant; gnome, number cruncher: Even in Britain, the bean counters couldn’t tolerate a negative cash flow forever/ The bean counters always spoil our fun [1970s+; In the mid-1800s a popular comedian called Mose the Bowery Boy ordered pork and beans: ”Say, […]