full of beans

full of hot air & full of beans & full of bull & full of it & full of prunes
Fig. full of nonsense; talking nonsense. •

Oh, shut up, Mary. You're full of hot air.

Don't pay any attention to Bill. He's full of beans.

My English professor is full of bull.

You're full of it.

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{adj. phr.}, {slang} 1. Full of pep; feeling good; in high spirits. * /The football team was full of beans after winning the tournament./ * /The children were full of beans as they got ready for a picnic./ 2. also[full of prunes] Being foolish and talking nonsense. * /You are full of prunes; that man's not 120 years old./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • full of beans — {adj. phr.}, {slang} 1. Full of pep; feeling good; in high spirits. * /The football team was full of beans after winning the tournament./ * /The children were full of beans as they got ready for a picnic./ 2. also[full of prunes] Being foolish… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • full of beans — If someone s full of beans, they are very energetic …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • full of beans — ► full of beans informal lively; in high spirits. Main Entry: ↑bean …   English terms dictionary

  • full of beans — (informal) Energetic and in high spirits • • • Main Entry: ↑bean …   Useful english dictionary

  • full of beans —    If someone s full of beans, they are very energetic.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A person who is full of beans is lively, active and healthy.     He may be getting old but he s still full of beans …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • full\ of\ beans — adj. phr. slang 1. Full of pep; feeling good; in high spirits. The football team was full of beans after winning the tournament. The children were full of beans as they got ready for a picnic. 2. • full of prunes Being foolish and talking… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • full of beans — mod. full of nonsense; full of hot air. □ Oh, be quiet. You’re just full of beans. □ Pay no attention to John. He’s full of beans …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • full of beans — adjective a) Energetic and enthusiastic. What do you mean by the expression Bucks you up? b) Incorrect; uninformed; exaggerating or expressing falsehood. Well, makes you full of beans, you know. Makes you fizz. Syn: feeling ones o …   Wiktionary

  • Full of beans — This means to have loads of energy. It is a polite way of saying that a child is a maniac. I was often described as being full of beans as a kid and now it is my wife s way of telling me to keep still when she is trying to get to sleep. Strangely …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • full of beans — in high spirits, energetic She seems to be full of beans today. She must be excited about something …   Idioms and examples

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