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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.
COMIC GENIUS: Stuart with Beanos, including anniversary issue.
Generations of kids of all ages have guffawed at the antics of The Beano's crazy characters.
Klopp shouldn't seek advice in the Beanos featuring Calamity James, though.
He said: "It's real page two of the Beano book of defending stuff.
"I've got thousands of Beanos and Dandys and it would be great if I could actually get some of my cartoons in there."
The 11-year-old has reached the final stages of a nationwide search for the best young cartoonist by comic giants Beano and Dandy.
Euan said the vast majority of early Beanos were lost to the war effort.
The Beano is 65 years old, and will be celebrating a legacy that brought comic creations such as Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx into the lives of millions of children.
The Beano and Dandy are two of the best-known British comics of all time.