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

Definition of beanie

: a small round tight-fitting skullcap

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In one post earlier this year, Cash and Alexander are beanie-clad and huddled together on a leafy hike—picture perfect. Kathryn Wirsing, Marie Claire, "Aya Cash Takes a Turn for the Best," 30 Apr. 2019 Fans can basically shop Billie's closet, because the collection includes all her favorite streetwear staples: oversized hoodies, graphic T-shirts, and beanies with graphics from the music video. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Here's Where You Can Shop Billie Eilish x Takashi Murakami Merchandise Now," 4 Apr. 2019 In fact, wearing beanies and gloves (which can be purchased at Brrrn) during class is encouraged. Grace Gavilanes,, "We Tried It: Working Out in an N.Y.C. Studio That's So Cold, Gloves and Hats Are Encouraged," 2 May 2018 Williams, who was wearing a knit beanie over her blonde hair, then starts dancing, collapsing, and jumping around upon seeing the display. Marci Robin, Allure, "Hayley Williams Just Dyed Her Hair Orange Again, and Paramore Fans Are Freaking Out," 14 Mar. 2019 Mother and daughter both wear grey sweatsuits and white sneakers, accessorized with winter weather-friendly beanies. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kylie Jenner and Baby Stormi Are Twinning in Matching Outfits on Their Snow-Filled Vacation," 9 Dec. 2018 Wearing matching gray sweatsuits and white sneakers, along with beanie hats to protect them from the freezing weather, the mother-daughter looks were ridiculously sweet, and further proof that another reality series should be on the way. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "'Stormi Takes the Snow' Is a Kardashian Spin-Off Waiting to Happen," 9 Dec. 2018 Astros hoodies and beanies were a big hit in the merch stores to say the least. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Fans descend on Minute Maid Park for triumphant Astros FanFest," 13 Jan. 2018 Consider that some objects, like old beanie babies or original VHS tapes, may now be worth a pretty penny. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Netflix's "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo" Is Perfect Meme Fodder," 3 Jan. 2019

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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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