stringbean

stringbean

slang A very skinny or lanky person. Can be used as a term of address. I was such a stringbean as a kid that all my clothes draped off me. Why don't you take a bit more food, stringbean? You could stand to put a little meat on them bones!

stringbean

n. a thin person. (Also a term of address.) Who’s the stringbean standing by the punch bowl? Somebody ought to feed him.
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Before the world dubbed Hearns the "Hitman", the young, stringbean welterweight contender was christened the "Motor City Cobra" by stablemates at Detroit's brutal Kronk gym.
His date for those outings was a tall, skinny young woman everyone teased as "Stringbean," which he shortened to an affectionate "Bean." Their dreams were simple: to marry and start a family.
Graeme 'Frizzle' Freeman and brother Julian, Chris Harmsen, Stephen 'Rowdy' McCullum, Ray Gumley, Craig 'Stringbean' Clifford, plus locals Bob Scrivenor as navigator and John Hanger' Harris.
These were well-presented with a bamboo leaf and included flat stringbean and onion slivers that retained good snap.
"Stage Kiss" by Cynthia Hand, and "Stringbean and Goose" by Laura Goode, are both romantic and funny.
Ironman twirler Andrew "Stringbean" Williams allowed but two safeties, out-dueling the great Donaldson as Chicago took the opener, 2-1.
Anne read--in a very quiet, vulnerable voice--"Little Girl, My Stringbean, My Lovely Woman"--setting the firsthand image of a mother's affirmation of her daughter against the second-hand images of death and violence hurled that evening from men who had never seen a bombed village.
Additional two access tunnels are added to the mine s main shaft, the Stringbean Alley Decline.
That's because Van Outen has that sexy woman-jumpsout-of-a-cake vibe about her, while stringbean Hall is more cake-jumps-out-of-a-woman.
Hands down and nimble on his feet, stringbean Dillon used the perimeter of the ring to land counter punches in the first couple of rounds but had slowed to a standstill by the final bell as well-drilled Waqas kept applying the pressure.
He also referred to his inventor as Brains, his inventor's sister as Stringbean and their father as Bootface.
player better known as Stringbean, had just left the band, and Flatt
Stuart also offers photos of ornate stage costumes show posters stars' tombstones first drafts of classic songs fabled guitars mandolins and fiddles ancient cabins and farm buildings honky tonks country churches and the scenes of Patsy Cline's plane crash and Stringbean's murder.
But David Akeman (known popularly as "Stringbean") was principally a comedian.
"The Cat Who Invented Bebop" introduces the reader to Stringbean McCoy, a very cool , saxophone playing young cat born to very square parents in the Mississippi Delta.