full of beans

Definition of full of beans

informal

  1. 1 :  full of energy and life We were young and full of beans.

  2. 2 US :  not correct or truthful :  full of nonsense If that's what he's been saying, then he's full of beans.

Word by Word Definitions

fullplay
  1. :  containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

    :  complete especially in detail, number, or duration

    :  lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. :  very, extremely

    :  entirely

    :  straight, squarely

  1. :  the highest or fullest state or degree

    :  the utmost extent

  1. :  to become full

    :  to make full in sewing

  1. :  to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

beanplay beans
  1. :  fava bean

    :  the seed of any of various erect or climbing plants (as of the genera Phaseolus and Vigna) of the legume family other than the fava bean

    :  a plant bearing beans

  1. :  to strike (a person) on the head with an object


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