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

Definition of beanie

: a small round tight-fitting skullcap

Examples of beanie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The swag in the bag includes a baseball hat and a beanie, a neck gator, tote bag, a themed T-shirt, and the association’s guide map to places and trails within the watershed., "Watershed contest challenges people to explore the South Shore," 23 Apr. 2021 The change-up isn't too surprising, considering the model had been hiding her hair under a beanie while out in public over the last few days. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Gigi Hadid's New Red Hair Was Inspired By "The Queen's Gambit"," 5 Mar. 2021 Han Oak’s great dumplings ($12 for six) make a welcome appearance, stuffed with juicy pork, folded into a plump beanie shape and served with black vinegar in a nod to the famous dumpling chain Din Tai Fung. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "Fueled by viral TikTok trends, downtown Portland’s Toki is a new destination from the Han Oak team: Takeout diaries," 20 Mar. 2021 Feliciani and his colleagues proved this using their beanie-wearing volunteers. Matt Simon, Wired, "People Who Text While Walking Actually Do Ruin Everything," 17 Mar. 2021 Sporting a Baby Yoda beanie and Poly hoodie, his sons Michael and Davis rush for hugs as Barbee approaches the sideline. Luca Evans, Los Angeles Times, "Friday night football returns under strict safety measures," 13 Mar. 2021 That video showed a man wearing a yellow beanie hat who appeared to be Evans on the Capitol steps with a megaphone, the complaint said. Guillermo Contreras, San Antonio Express-News, "Canyon Lake man arrested in U.S. Capitol riot case," 5 Mar. 2021 Stepping out with her husband, Justin Bieber, who opted for a fluorescent pink beanie hat, Hailey kept date night simple yet chic in an all-black ensemble. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Hailey Bieber Stuns in a Sleek Cut-Out Dress for Date Night with Justin Bieber," 27 Feb. 2021 Sitting at her kitchen table in New Jersey today, dressed in a gray quarter-zip sweatshirt and a fuzzy white beanie, Warwick still exudes a kind of elegance — though maybe not so much restraint. Billboard, "Don't Make Her Over: Dionne Warwick Is Still Crushing It at 80," 18 Feb. 2021

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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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2 May 2021

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“Beanie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of beanie

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

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