beano


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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."
They're only fruit pickers on a beano. They aren't particular where they sleep."
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.
Beano's words were "given wings" as he puts it by acclaimed musician Steve Pledger and the end result, on listening to the track, is indeed very moving.
HARRY Hill has been announced as a special guest judge in The Beano's nationwide search to find Britain's funniest class.
The Beano asked 2,000 children to name their top ribtickler and found the old ones were still the best ones.
The sixth Dr Who, Colin Baker, will be attending and so will cartoonist Nigel Parkinson, who currently works as the head artist for The Beano, Britain's longest running weekly comic featuring Dennis the Menace.
JACOB Rees-Mogg has said he is "flattered" to be compared to Beano character Walter the Softy, after the comic called on him to stop imitating the archenemy of Dennis the Menace.
With a brand new look,thanks to the latest CGI 3D techniques and Freddie Fox as the voice of the Beano's much-loved mischief maker, Dennis, it's set to make its debut on the channel on November 6, with 51, 11-minute action-packed episodes in all.
Nicholas Levene (Beano to his friends, of which I am one) is a crook, a wrong 'en, a "more front then Brighton" conman, who has just been found guilty of a [pounds sterling]32 million fraud and sentenced to thirteen years in prison.