I. noun (plural beanos) Etymology: alteration of beanfeast festive occasion Date: 1891 British a noisy festive celebration II. noun (plural beanos) Etymology: by alteration Date: 1935 bingo

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  • Beano — can refer to:* Beano boys and The Beano, a British children s comic. * Beano, Italy * Brian Beano McDonald, a member of the Laois senior football panal. * Another name for bingo. * Beano (dietary supplement), used to prevent flatulence. *… …   Wikipedia

  • beano — eano n. 1. a game in which numbered balls are drawn and random and players cover the correponding numbers on their cards. Syn: lotto, bingo, keno. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beano — 1888, colloquial shortening of beanfest annual dinner given by employers for their workers (1805); they had a reputation for rowdiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • beano — ► NOUN (pl. beanos) Brit. informal ▪ a party. ORIGIN abbreviation of BEANFEAST(Cf. ↑beanfeast) …   English terms dictionary

  • beano — ☆ beano1 [bē′nō ] n. BINGO beano2 [bē′nō] n. [Brit. Informal] a festive party, banquet, or celebration …   English World dictionary

  • beano — /ˈbinoʊ/ (say beenoh) noun Colloquial a beanfeast: *An then we as a beano up at Mar s – A slap up feed, wiv wine an two big geese. –cj denis, 1915 …  

  • Beano (dietary supplement) — Beano is an enzyme based dietary supplement that is used to reduce gas in the digestive tract, thereby preventing flatulence. It contains the enzyme alpha galactosidase that breaks down oligosaccharides such as raffinose. It is available in both… …   Wikipedia

  • Beano Cook — Carroll Hoff Beano Cook (born September 1, 1931) is an ESPN college football historian and commentator. He received his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1954.Cook received his unusual nickname at the age of 7 from a neighbor in… …   Wikipedia

  • beano — beano1 /bee noh/, n. bingo. [1930 35; b. BEAN and KENO] beano2 /bee noh/, n., pl. beanos. Chiefly Brit. Slang. beanfeast. [1885 90; BEAN(FEAST) + O] * * * …   Universalium

  • beano — noun a) The game bingo played using beans for the markers. b) a childrens party : a noisy festive celebration …   Wiktionary

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