beanfeast

[ been-feest ]
/ ˈbinˌfist /

noun Chiefly British Slang.

(formerly) an annual dinner or party given by an employer for employees.
a celebration or festive occasion, especially when a meal is provided.

Nearby words

  1. bean, roy,
  2. bean-counter,
  3. beanbag,
  4. beanbag gun,
  5. beanery,
  6. beanie,
  7. beano,
  8. beanpole,
  9. beanshooter,
  10. beanstalk

Also bean·fest [been-fest] /ˈbinˌfɛst/.

Origin of beanfeast

First recorded in 1795–1805; bean + feast

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British Dictionary definitions for bean feast

beanfeast

/ (ˈbiːnˌfiːst) /

noun British informal

an annual dinner given by employers to employees
any festive or merry occasion
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