from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A thin pole used to support bean vines.
- n. Informal A very tall, thin person.
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- n. A thin pole for supporting bean vines.
- n. A tall, thin person.
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He talks so fast I can barely understand him and he's called me "beanpole" since I was a kid.
Of those further down the line Essex's Topley, the teenage beanpole fast bowler, will shortly return to school to complete his A-levels having added considerably to the sense of fast-maturing talent in reserve.
Fortunately the possible replacements, to appear alongside James Anderson and Stuart Broad , include man-mountain Chris Tremlett and increasingly pacy beanpole Steven Finn , whose bowling in similar conditions was one of the very few pluses of England's disastrous 5-0 one-day international thrashing in India in October.
Nathaniel Webster's cancellation left Papageno in the hands of Daniel Cilli, an eager but raw beanpole of a baritone without a voice of much distinction.
Anyone can bulk up, so his beanpole-ness is not a problem, nor is it with anyone on this list. but what i like most about Krasinski is that he kind of has that All American, Normal Rockwell illustration look to him. dopey ears and all.
Is Doc Hunt the skinny beanpole with the frizzy hair and geeky looking glasses?
MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh could do nothing to halt the slide and when the beanpole figure of Ishant Sharma marked his guard, the scoreboard showed a forlorn 124 for eight.
Kyle Soller as the posturing Khlestakov is an extraordinary, ginger-haired beanpole whose fastidiousness is undercut by his intemperate greed.
‘Tall, thin, ugly beanpole with motorcycle goggles,’ the brother answered without looking up from his magazine.
Bloodbath was roused from his musical contemplations by the fact that the guy with his head currently locked into the guillotine, a thin beanpole with some weird eyeglasses that looked like they were glued onto his face, started yelling and shouting in some strange foreign language: