full of beans


: full of energy and life
We were young and full of beans.
US : not correct or truthful : full of nonsense
If that's what he's been saying, then he's full of beans.

Examples of full of beans in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Well-written, expertly performed, unashamedly odd and full of beans, this would seem to be the latter sort of enterprise. Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2022 Sorry, Duguid is full of beans. BostonGlobe.com, 21 Aug. 2021

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“Full of beans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20of%20beans. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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