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string bean

noun

Simple Definition of string bean

  • : a type of long, thin green bean

  • : a very tall thin person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of string bean

  1. 1 :  a bean of one of the older varieties of kidney bean that have stringy fibers on the lines of separation of the pods; broadly :  snap bean

  2. 2 :  a very tall thin person

Examples of string bean in a sentence

  1. Her boyfriend's a real string bean.



Illustration of string bean

1754

First Known Use of string bean

1754


STRING BEAN Defined for Kids

string bean

noun

Definition of string bean for Students

  1. :  a bean with a long slender pod that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable




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