beanie vs beany what difference

what is difference between beanie and beany

English

Alternative forms

  • beenie

Etymology

From bean (the head) +‎ -ie.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbiː.ni/
  • Rhymes: -iːni

Noun

beanie (plural beanies)

  1. A cap that fits the head closely, usually knitted from wool.
    Enrique Iglesias is often seen wearing a beanie.
  2. A head-hugging brimless cap, with or without a visor, made from triangular sections of cloth, leather, or silk joined by a button at the crown and seamed together around the sides.
  3. (informal) A Beanie Baby, a small soft toy filled with beans or similar stuffing.

Synonyms

  • (cap): knit cap, knit hat, skull cap, skullie, skully, snow cap, snow hat, ski cap, sock cap, stocking cap, toque (Canada), watch cap, woolly hat (UK), wooly hat

Translations



English

Etymology

bean +‎ -y

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -iːni

Adjective

beany (comparative beanier or more beany, superlative beaniest or most beany)

  1. Resembling or characteristic of beans.
    • 1863, The country gentleman (volume 21, page 331)
      Those who like the beany taste in baked beans, will like the Pea bean better than the Blue Pod []
    • 1985, William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi, Tofutti and Other Soy Ice Creams (page 221)
      Some producers even add powdered soymilk or soy flour, but the latter can give an objectionable beany flavor.
    • 1988, Angie Gilligan, Household Dilemma (in The New British Poetry 1968-88)
      the little plates / in the sink / and the big spoon / and the baked beany pan

Translations

Anagrams

  • Abney, Baney, Bayne, Bynea

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