1. Maybe they actually meant the food. Beans? Actually a type of seed in case you were wondering.
2. Slang, mostly used on the west-coast of America, but also more sparsely throughout the US and Canada to refer to E
or other similar party pills
Initially it was with the intent of being covert while in mixed company, so they wouldn't realize you were talking about drugs, but more recently, As with most words in the 'drug-user-argot' it's become just a slang word, quite widely understood.
2.5) Beans, in this sense, is also used by English and Afrikaans speakers in south-Africa, initially to refer to pills as a whole, prescribed or not, and now to refer to illegal drugs as a whole. Including those that are not taken/found in pill form.
3. A contraction of the phrase "cool beans
", which in itself is a variant of the term 'cool'. While cool, in it's slang meaning, is an adjective, adverb and an expletive. " cool beans " and by extension this use of " beans " is solely reserved for the expletive. As a no-meaning addition to a sentence, or used on it's own/in a sentence for emphasis alone.
1. I had beans with sausages and mashed potato for dinner.
2. nah man, drinking takes too long, just pop some beans and lets go!
2.5) all types of Beans can be found in that township. It's really not a safe place to be at night. Sellin' beans and beans is a way of life for some people.
-So you're coming? beans, i'll see you there.
wow, that guy's motorcycle is so beans.