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beanbag

[ been-bag ]
/ ˈbinˌbæg /
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noun
a small cloth bag filled with dried beans, as for tossing in various children's games.
any such game.
any similar bag used as a cushion or support, as the base for an ashtray, etc.
Also called beanbag chair . a large, soft, frameless chair resembling a beanbag, typically a clothlike plastic shell, filled with plastic chips, that molds itself readily to the contours of the occupant.
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Origin of beanbag

First recorded in 1870–75; bean + bag
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British Dictionary definitions for beanbag

beanbag
/ (ˈbiːnˌbæɡ) /

noun
a small cloth bag filled with dried beans and thrown in games
Also called: sag bag a very large cushion loosely filled with foam rubber or polystyrene granules so that it moulds into a comfortable shape: used as an informal low seat
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