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 in a Sentence
Her boyfriend's a real string bean.
First Known Use of string bean
STRING BEAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of string bean for English Language Learners
: a type of long, thin green bean
: a very tall thin person
STRING BEAN Defined for Kids
Definition of string bean for Students
: a bean with a long slender pod that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
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