bean +‎ -y



beany (comparative beanier or more beany, superlative beaniest or most beany)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of beans.
    • 1863, The country gentleman (volume 21, page 331)
      Those who like the beany taste in baked beans, will like the Pea bean better than the Blue Pod []
    • 1977, Pat Flower, Cobweb:
      He kept whoever it was waiting while he wiped up the beany mess.
    • 1985, William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi, Tofutti and Other Soy Ice Creams (page 221)
      Some producers even add powdered soymilk or soy flour, but the latter can give an objectionable beany flavor.
    • 1988, Angie Gilligan, Household Dilemma (in The New British Poetry 1968-88)
      the little plates / in the sink / and the big spoon / and the baked beany pan