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.

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

Origin of beanfeast

First recorded in 1795–1805; bean + feast
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British Dictionary definitions for beanfeast

beanfeast
/ (ˈbiːnˌfiːst) /

noun British informal

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