bean pole

Synonyms and related words:
barebones, beanstalk, broomstick, clothes pole, corpse, giant, grenadier, lanky, longlegs, longshanks, rattlebones, seven-footer, shadow, skeleton, slim, spindlelegs, spindleshanks, stack of bones, stilt, twiggy, walking skeleton

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  • bean|pole — «BEEN POHL», noun. 1. a pole stuck in the ground for bean vines to climb on as they grow. 2. Slang, Figurative. a tall, thin person …   Useful english dictionary

  • bean pole — tall and thin, string bean    Carl is a bean pole tall and skinny just like his father …   English idioms

  • bean pole — n. pole that bean plants climb on; (nickname for) very tall and skinny person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bean-pole — noun A variant spelling of beanpole …   Wiktionary

  • bean pole —    An instant nickname bestowed on a tall, thin person. See Spindleshanks …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • BEAN POLE — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bean·pole — /ˈbiːnˌpoʊl/ noun, pl poles [count] informal + humorous : a tall and thin person …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bean Pole International — is the name of a South Korean fashion brand and an affiliate company of Samsung. In 2006, Bean Pole fashions have been brought to international prominence as American actress Gwyneth Paltrow became part of its advertising campaign in South Korea …   Wikipedia

  • Pole bean — Pole Pole, n. [As. p[=a]l, L. palus, akin to pangere to make fast. Cf. {Pale} a stake, {Pact}.] 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pole — Pole, n. [As. p[=a]l, L. palus, akin to pangere to make fast. Cf. {Pale} a stake, {Pact}.] 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: (a) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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