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 color could be seen popping out from underneath his beanie. Nicholas Rice,, 6 Dec. 2021 Linda Young of Casselberry wore a manatee beanie to keep warm. New York Times, 9 Apr. 2022 The three-time Olympic medalist who was elected by her peers to carry the United States flag during the opening ceremony pulled on a red, white and blue jacket, white pants, red boots and a blue beanie. Los Angeles Times, 11 Feb. 2022 Bieber, meanwhile, wore an exaggerated oversize Balenciaga suit paired with the brand's monster Croc collab and a hot pink beanie. Vanessa Etienne,, 5 Apr. 2022 The two music superstars stepped out wearing matching Supreme/Burberry jackets and his and her beanie hats. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 18 Mar. 2022 This wool beanie is warm, stylish and Cupid-approved. Rebecca Malinsky, WSJ, 3 Feb. 2022 Keeping your head warm while looking stylish can be challenging, but the unisex Big Sur beanie in Thistle cotton manages to do both. Lisa Boone, Los Angeles Times, 8 Dec. 2021 Justin’s hot pink beanie likely comes from his stylist Karla Welch’s brand, X Karla. Leah Campano, Seventeen, 4 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

14 May 2022

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“Beanie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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