Definition of beanie in English:


Syllabification: bean·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈbēnē

noun (plural beanies)

A small, close-fitting hat worn on the back of the head.
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  • While the models were clothed in plain white Bonds underwear, they were draped with warm woollen beanies and scarves.
  • David Chen at Mega Cap says knit caps, aka: beanies or skull caps, actually hit a couple years back as well.
  • They were all wearing hats, from trucker hats to baseball caps to beanies.


1940s: perhaps from bean (in the sense 'head') + -ie.

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