bean·​ie | \ ˈbē-nē How to pronounce beanie (audio) \

Definition of beanie

: a small round tight-fitting skullcap

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Recent Examples on the Web Gillett is six feet tall and was last seen wearing a black beanie, gray hooded jacket, gray pants and camouflage knee-length boots. Janelle Griffith, NBC News, "North Carolina man sought for allegedly pistol-whipping girlfriend who wouldn't break into house with him," 13 Jan. 2020 Wearing black beanie hats, winter coats, and long wavy brown locks, the duo look stunning. Marianne Garvey, CNN, "Elizabeth Hurley and look-alike son Damian are Christmas selfie twins," 27 Dec. 2019 In addition to their signature knitted beanies, Love Your Melon now offers a collection of face masks and headbands for kids and adults. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "6 Places to Buy Fabric Face Masks Online to Help Stop the Spread of Coronavirus," 14 Apr. 2020 The JetHawks would have given away beanies, the better to keep heads warm. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, "Coronavirus might have robbed a baseball team of its farewell season," 9 Apr. 2020 The collection includes a hooded work jacket, short-sleeve shirt, hockey jersey, coveralls, T-shirt, beanie, and skateboard, all adorned with the signature Automobili Lamborghini crest. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, "Lamborghini Collaborates with Supreme for Spring 2020 Collection," 1 Apr. 2020 The line, which is on sale now at H&M features all of Billie's fave staples, like beanies, bucket hats, and oversized silhouettes. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "You Can Dress Exactly Like Billie Eilish Thanks to Her Newest Merch Line with H&M," 2 Jan. 2020 Matteo Mariat, a 27-year-old marketing professional, slouched on a bench in his beanie after a cup of green tea and a madeleine. Farah Nayeri, New York Times, "It’s 2 a.m. at the Louvre, and You’re Hanging With Leonardo," 25 Feb. 2020 He was last seen wearing a tan and green coat, blue pants and a brown beanie. Marc Ramirez, Dallas News, "85-year-old man missing in west Oak Cliff may need assistance," 22 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of beanie

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beanie

probably from bean entry 1 (in sense "head") + -ie

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The first known use of beanie was in 1904

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13 May 2020

Cite this Entry

“Beanie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of beanie

: a small, round, tight-fitting hat or cap

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