beanshooter

[ been-shoo-ter ]
/ ˈbinˌʃu tər /

noun

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Origin of beanshooter

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; bean + shooter
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Example sentences from the Web for 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