noun Etymology: probably from 1bean (head) + -ie Date: 1904 a small round tight-fitting skullcap

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  • Beanie — is the name for two distinct types of cap or hat The name beanie probably comes from the early 20th century slang term bean, meaning head .The beanie cap is typically made of wool felt, and was popular amongst school age boys from the 1920s to… …   Wikipedia

  • beanie — eanie n. a small skullcap; formerly worn by schoolboys and college freshmen. Syn: beany. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beanie — small, close fitting hat, 1940, from BEAN (Cf. bean) (n.) in the slang sense of head …   Etymology dictionary

  • beanie — ☆ beanie [bē′nē ] n. [ BEAN (n. 6) + IE] any of various kinds of skullcap worn as by children or by freshmen at some colleges …   English World dictionary

  • Beanie — Beanies sind mit Kunststoffgranulat (engl. beans) gefüllte Kuscheltiere der Firma Ty. Produktlinien Es gibt die Produktlinien Beanie Baby (klein) und Beanie Buddy (groß). Jedes Beanie wird mit einem Tag, einem kleinen herzförmigen Anhänger, auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • beanie — noun a) A cap that fits the head closely, usually knitted from wool. Enrique Iglesias is often seen wearing a beanie. <! funny, but is it useful? b) Short for Beanie Baby, a small soft toy filled with beans or similar stuffing. An Aluminum… …   Wiktionary

  • beanie — UK [ˈbiːnɪ] / US [ˈbɪnɪ] noun [countable] Word forms beanie : singular beanie plural beanies a small round hat that fits tightly to your head …   English dictionary

  • beanie — /bee nee/, n. a skullcap, often brightly colored, worn esp. by children and by college freshmen, esp. in the 1940s. [1940 45, Amer.; BEAN + IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Beanie — ski hat, knit cap, usually wollen; a peaked cap (propeller optional) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • beanie — Australian Slang ski hat, knit cap, usually wollen; a peaked cap (propeller optional) …   English dialects glossary

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