beano

1 of 2

noun (1)

plural beanos
British
: a noisy festive celebration

beano

2 of 2

noun (2)

plural beanos
: bingo

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

alteration of beanfeast festive occasion

Noun (2)

by alteration

First Known Use

Noun (1)

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beano was circa 1888

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“Beano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beano. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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