beanshooter

[ been-shoo-ter ]
/ ˈbinˌʃu tər /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. beanery,
  2. beanfeast,
  3. beanie,
  4. beano,
  5. beanpole,
  6. beanstalk,
  7. bear,
  8. bear a grudge,
  9. bear animalcule,
  10. bear claw

Origin of beanshooter

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; bean + shooter

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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