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

Definition of beanie

: a small round tight-fitting skullcap

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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 Go pastel with Stormi’s baby pink Carhartt or opt for a bright red beanie like Kylie did. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster Match in Grey Sweatsuits and Beanies," 9 Dec. 2018 Men are in Off-White Nikes with the tags still on, Supreme hoodies, Anti-Social Social Club windbreakers, and Advisory Board Crystals beanies that are about $200 each on the popular resale app Grailed. Kaitlyn Tiffany, Vox, "At Hypebeast’s new streetwear festival, even the toddlers are cool and rich," 8 Oct. 2018 Trying their hardest to keep it subtle, Prince Harry reportedly disguised himself with a trusty baseball cap, while Meghan apparently wore a black beanie hat. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Once Chose a Surprising Way to Travel to France," 6 Aug. 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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