Pronunciation: (bēn'bag"), [key]
1. a small cloth bag filled with dried beans, as for tossing in various children's games.
2. any such game.
3. any similar bag used as a cushion or support, as the base for an ashtray, etc.
4. Also called bean'bag chair". a large, soft, frameless chair resembling a beanbag, typically a clothlike plastic shell, filled with plastic chips, that molds itself readily to the contours of the occupant.
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