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Dictionary Definition

beano n : a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards [syn: lotto, bingo, keno]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The game bingo played using beans for the markers.
  2. In the context of "by extension": a childrens' party.
    "You gas like a kid at a Sunday School beano." - "The Woman at the Store", from "Selected Short Stories" by Katherine Mansfield (first published in 1912)
  3. Any home-made gas or indegestion remedy.

Extensive Definition

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