Definition of beanie in English:

beanie

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiːni
 
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noun (plural beanies)

  • A small close-fitting hat worn on the back of the head.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

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

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