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 other, described as a heavyset white man with blond hair wearing a beanie, black sweater and gray sweatpants, then held her down while the other struck her multiple times with a 2- or 5-pound dumbbell. Nyssa Kruse, Arkansas Online, "Little Rock woman beaten unconscious during home robbery, police say," 4 Dec. 2019 Cascade Armory officially formed in 2017 selling flannel button-ups, hoodies and beanies in Bend, Oregon, the Shorts said., "Under Armour trademark dispute puts startup plans on hold," 1 Oct. 2019 His wardrobe is a veritable teenage girl fantasy, furnished with strawberry-print Gucci skinny jeans, JNCO-style raver pants, Hello Kitty beanie hats, and cutesy Mickey Mouse handbags. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, "This Was the Decade That Hip-Hop Style Got Femme," 18 July 2019 And the final scene, where Betty, Archie, and Veronica are covered in blood and burning clothes, including Jughead’s iconic beanie hat? Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "The “Riverdale” Season 3 Finale Finally Revealed Who Is Under the Gargoyle King Mask," 16 May 2019 The alleged gunman wore a black beanie and a gold grill on his teeth, and his weapon was described as a small handgun. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Police seek trio involved in reported armed robbery near SDSU," 19 Sep. 2019 At the events, salespeople wore black down jackets with the brewer’s Patagonia beer logo and gave out products such as t-shirts and beanies bearing it. Marc Bain, Quartz, "Patagonia’s trademark lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch is still brewing," 5 Sep. 2019 Her character's wavy hair and fashionable wardrobe have become almost as notorious on the show as Jughead's iconic beanie. Teen Vogue, "The Style Evolution of Camila Mendes," 1 May 2019 Plus, the bags are the perfect size to carry around all your cold weather accessories—beanies, gloves, and tissues, to boot. 7. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "The fall and winter essentials you can get for amazing prices at Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale," 26 July 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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10 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Beanie.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of beanie

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

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