baseball cap


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

Examples of baseball cap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Doorbell video images showed Cavalcante to be now clean-shaven and wearing a yellow or green hooded sweatshirt, black baseball cap, green prison pants and white shoes, police said. Marc Levy, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Sep. 2023 The third teen was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with white on the front, a black hooded sweatshirt with the sleeves rolled up and a red backpack. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 On Thursday, the ABC morning show debuted its own mascot, Ray, who wore a blue T-shirt and baseball cap with the GMA logo emblazoned across it. David Chiu, Peoplemag, 7 Sep. 2023 In October of 2022, for instance, Lawrence wore pigtails and a baseball cap to take her baby for a walk in NYC. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 6 Sep. 2023 Meanwhile, her husband wore white sweats and a pink baseball cap with yellow shoes. Alyssa Bailey, ELLE, 28 Aug. 2023 The unlined and quick-drying dress doesn't have built-in shorts but is easy to style with sneakers and a baseball cap for a cool-girl look that leans into the golfcore style. Ellen McAlpine, Women's Health, 21 Aug. 2023 Zara, 42, was supported at the event by her husband Mike Tindall and their kids Mia, 9, Lena, 5, and Lucas, 2 — who twinned with his dad in a navy baseball cap! Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 30 Aug. 2023 Case in point, the ocean of red baseball caps at Trump rallies, which sends a visual message that is, to many in our current environment, more convincing than any poll. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 23 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baseball cap was in 1865

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“Baseball cap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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baseball cap

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

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