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string bean

noun

: a type of long, thin green bean

: a very tall thin person

Full Definition of STRING BEAN

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
:  a very tall thin person

Examples of STRING BEAN

  1. Her boyfriend's a real string bean.

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First Known Use of STRING BEAN

1754
STRING BEAN Defined for Kids

string bean

noun

Definition of STRING BEAN for Kids

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

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