beanery

beanery

[bee-nuh-ree]
noun, plural beaneries. Informal.
a cheap, usually inferior, restaurant.

Origin:
1885–90, Americanism; bean + -ery

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beanery (ˈbiːnərɪ)
 
n , pl -eries
informal (US) a cheap restaurant

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beanery
"cheap restaurant," 1887, from bean.
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beanery definition


  1. n.
    a cheap eating establishment. (Where baked beans might be served.) : I stopped in for a cup of brew at a little all-night beanery on Thirty-fourth. Marlowe was waiting.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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