(noun, verb)


1. any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food

Definition categories: food, legume

2. any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

Definition categories: plant, seed

3. any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

Definition categories: plant, legume

4. informal terms for a human head

Similar word(s): attic, bonce, dome, noggin, noodle

Definition categories: body

Sentences with bean as a noun:

- I haven't got a bean.


1. hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball

Definition categories: contact, hit

Sentences with bean as a verb:

- The pitcher beaned the batter, rather than letting him hit another home run.