bean·ie | \ˈbē-nē \

Definition of beanie 

: a small round tight-fitting skullcap

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In one, Jameson kissed her daughter’s forehead while in the hospital bed after giving birth, while Batel curled on her mother’s chest and slept wearing a small beanie. Alexia Fernandez,, "Jenna Jameson Shares Nude Throwback Pregnancy Photo in Honor of Her Daughter's Birthday," 6 Apr. 2018 And to cheer on her boyfriend, New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola, at the 2018 Super Bowl, model Olivia Culpo packed enough pom pom beanies to supply the entire Boston team. Colleen Kratofil,, "See All of Olivia Culpo's Super Bowl Weekend Outfits So Far," 2 Feb. 2018 The man directly behind him was wearing a Tennessee windbreaker hat and his mother, who was one of the people wearing an Alabama sweatshirt, also had a Tennessee beanie on. Daniel Rapaport,, "Video: Four-Star WR Jacob Copeland Committed to Florida and His Mom Was Not Happy," 7 Feb. 2018 Love was a droopy spaghetti strap, a low-slung pair of pants, or a beanie hat as floppy as that piece of lettuce Gyllenhaal once watched Dunst shovel into her mouth. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "Celebrities Are Slipping Into Love Like a Pair of Slide Sandals," 13 July 2018 Max was last seen wearing black jeans, a dark colored t-shirt, a black jacket and a black beanie. Bianca Hillier, NBC News, "Family offers reward for Max Greenfield of Oregon, last seen in March at California casino," 10 July 2018 To be honest, though, Lively is working that bright-blue beanie. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Have a Long, Hilarious History of Trolling Each Other," 21 June 2018 On Sunday, Olsen wore a wrap coat from her own label, The Row, while Hill wore a green beanie and checked sweater. Erika Harwood, Vanities, "Ashley Olsen and Jonah Hill Are Easter’s Most Unlikely Duo," 2 Apr. 2018 One of San Diego’s most consistent traditions, the park’s annual sunrise service at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion didn’t disappoint those who braved the early morning mild chill – many of them wearing beanies or carrying blankets for their laps. David Garrick,, "Music, prayer highlight 35th annual sunrise Easter service in Balboa Park," 1 Apr. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of beanie

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

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