Origin of beanshooter

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; bean + shooter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bean-shooter

Historical Examples of bean-shooter

  • The boy who snickered this time had cause to regret it, for Mr. Crow arrested him half an hour later for carrying a bean-shooter.

    The Daughter of Anderson Crow

    George Barr McCutcheon