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A beanie is a hat specially designed to keep your head warm during the winter months. While there are different types of beanies – such as woven beanies and knit beanies – the main characteristic of a beanie is a hat that is placed relatively firmly against your head in an attempt to trap the heat.

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Also Known As: boggan, knit cap, monkey cap, sipple cap, ski cap, ski capor, skull cap, skully, sock cap, stocking cap, toboggan
Common Misspellings: beenie, beany
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