Definition of Beaner

1. Noun. A baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head.

Exact synonyms: Beanball
Generic synonyms: Delivery, Pitch
Derivative terms: Bean



Definition of Beaner

1. Noun. (US racial slur pejorative) a Mexican ¹

2. Noun. (baseball) A pitch deliberately thrown at the head (the (term bean)) of the batter. ¹

3. Noun. (US slang dated) A superior or admirable person; something excellent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beaner

beanball
beanbrain
beanbrains
beanbrawl
beanbrawls
beanbreath
beanburger
beanburgers
beancake
beancakes
beancounter
beancounters
beancurd
beaned
beaner (current term)
beaneries
beaners
beanery
beanfeast
beanfeasts
beanhole
beanholes
beanie
beanies
beaning
beanless
beanlike
beanmeal
beano

Literary usage of Beaner

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1. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"beaner and Baske and asked if they could not be a little more generous. ... So both beaner and Baske rubbed their hands over that book. ..."

2. History of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania by John Newton Boucher, John Woolf Jordan (1906)
"GEORGE W. beaner. He to whose ancestral and personal record we now briefly direct attention is ... His grandfather, Daniel beaner, was a native of England, ..."

3. Of Englishe Dogges: The Diuersities, the Names, the Natures, and the Propertiesby John Caius, Abraham Fleming by John Caius, Abraham Fleming (1576)
"... and Aelius opinion of the beaner. ... 32 beaner called a water dogge. 19 beaner wherein hee is like a dogge. ..."

4. The Umberger Tragedy, with a Criminal History of Somerset County, Pa. by Edward H. Werner (1890)
"LEWIS beaner, of Fail-field, Westmoreland county, testified to having met David Nicely on the pike near Burnt Cabin in the afternoon of February. ..."

5. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1910)
"... but two years later he settled in Oklahoma and immediately became probate judge of beaner county. Près. Harrison appointed him register of the l-. ..."

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