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bean·o

 (bē′nō)
n. pl. bean·os
A form of bingo, especially one using beans as markers.

[Blend of bean and (bing)o.]

beano

(ˈbiːnəʊ)
n, pl beanos
slang Brit a celebration, party, or other enjoyable time
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beano - a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cardsbeano - a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards
board game - a game played on a specially designed board
Translations

beano

n (dated inf)Schmaus m (inf)
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I wrote you and asked you to come to the studio for a beano and you never even answered.
Encouraged by the practical outcome of Bert's negotiations with his brother, and by the fact that half the hiring-stock was out from Saturday to Monday, they decided to ignore the residuum of hiring-trade on Sunday and devote that day to much-needed relaxation and refreshment--to have, in fact, an unstinted good time, a beano on Whit Sunday and return invigorated to grapple with their difficulties and the Bank Holiday repairs on the Monday.
The Beano has been published by Dundee-based DC Thomson since 1938 and Dennis the Menace is its longest running strip.
Seventy five years of The Beano is a landmark worth celebrating and we hope that it appeals to readers of all ages.
FANS of the Beano and the ill-fated Dandy are in for a treat when The Canny Comics Con 2012 convention returns to Newcastle.
Beano Cook, a college football historian and (http://espn.
London, Aug 22 ( ANI ): Jessica Ennis is set to feature on the cover of children's comic book 'The Beano.
QI HAVE nearly all the Beano annuals going back to about 1970, with just three or four years missing from the set.
YOUNG artists from a Merseyside school have become stars of The Beano comic after taking character Roger the Dodger to new heights.
The hero of a million Beano adventures since he appeared in 1951 had become the star of a new BBC children's animated version and had received a politically correct makeover.
He also reached the finals of a competition run by children's TV programme Blue Peter to design a new Bash Street Kid for the popular Beano comic.
The Beano, which introduced generations to the misadventures of Dennis the Menace, the Bash Street Kids and Lord Snooty, is enjoying a week of special events and a birthday edition.