baseball cap


Definition of baseball cap

: a cap of the kind worn by baseball players that has a rounded crown and a long visor

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For example, a hat—whether that’s a baseball cap or a beanie—can be helpful in keeping the sun out of your eyes or warming your head. Colleen Stinchcombe, SELF, "7 Tips for Packing All the Right Clothing for Your First Backpacking Trip," 24 Oct. 2018 He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, a baseball cap and a scarf. Hannah Rodriguez, The Seattle Times, "Police investigating two reports of sexual assault in Seattle area," 19 Oct. 2018 Photos from the scene showed police escorting a smiling Sisko, wearing a red baseball cap but no handcuffs. Ali Zerdin, Fox News, "Slovenia police arrest 2 after armed group video surfaces," 6 Sep. 2018 The photo, taken from behind, shows Nathan sitting next to Justin in NYC's Barclays Center, both wearing baseball caps over their matching shoulder-length blond 'dos. Andrea Park, Teen Vogue, "Hailey Baldwin Posts Flirty Instagram Comment About Justin Bieber," 6 Aug. 2018 Microphone in hand, Forest Quillen paces in front of high school students in a T-shirt and shorts, a backward baseball cap on his head. Matthew Glowicki, The Courier-Journal, "Do those real-life addiction stories really keep kids off drugs?," 12 July 2018 Surveillance video provided by police of the incident showed a woman wearing a pink sleeveless shirt and gray baseball cap, step over a stone barrier, disappear behind a collection of plants, and appear to reach down. Kevin Grasha,, "Woman accused of stealing butterfly from Krohn Conservatory due in court Thursday," 21 June 2018 One of the men seen breaking into the home is 6 feet tall with a build and slender build and was wearing jeans, a short-sleeved pullover shirt and a baseball cap. Brooke A. Lewis, Houston Chronicle, "Fort Bend authorities search for suspects after break- in at Mission Bend-area home," 11 July 2018 Ford is a host of the show, along with her brother, Steve Ford, a carpenter with a dry sense of humor and a penchant for wearing a backward baseball cap. Hayley Krischer, The Seattle Times, "Exploring the many shades of white — and they’re all right," 10 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of baseball cap

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baseball cap was in 1865

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English Language Learners Definition of baseball cap

: a rounded cap that fits close to the head and that has a long visor

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