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1. A small bag filled with dried beans or small pellets and used for throwing in games.
2. An article, such as a chair, that is constructed as a bag filled with small pellets.
3. A small folded bag filled with lead pellets, used as ammunition in a stun gun.


1. (Games, other than specified) a small cloth bag filled with dried beans and thrown in games
2. (Furniture) 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



1. a small cloth bag filled with beans.
2. Also called bean′bag chair`. a chair in the form of a large bag filled with foam pellets that molds itself to the contours of the sitter.
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Noun1.beanbag - a small cloth bag filled with dried beansbeanbag - a small cloth bag filled with dried beans; thrown in games
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
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Police fired a bean bag round at a 60-year-old Eugene man who was threatening suicide Saturday, ending an hourlong standoff in the Whiteaker neighborhood.
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The rules are (a) the person throwing the bean bag must call out the person's name he or she is throwing to, and (b) the toss must be made underhanded.
Bean bag rounds fired from close range have caused two fatalities, one in New Mexico and one in Canada.