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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The contrast of styles — of music (apostolic gospel versus hip-hop) and of clothes (opulent dresses and hats and high heels versus Yolanda’s baseball cap, camouflage pants, and high-top sneakers), is ultimately a contrast of values. Toby Zinman,, "'Crowns' at McCarter Theatre in Princeton: A celebration of church hats, rhythm, dancing, and history," 19 Mar. 2018 But the most fun item was actually the baseball cap—a super casual look for ANY royal and a much more laidback look than her normal formal hats and fascinators. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle's Airport Outfit Contains a Secret Personal Detail," 21 Feb. 2019 All 30 Major League Baseball teams wore the baseball cap of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas baseball team in honor of the 17 victims of the mass shooting at the school. Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Yuli Gurriel confident he'll bounce back from hand surgery," 6 Mar. 2018 The royal mom-to-be sported a casual and low-key look that included a camel coat, a black zip-up athletic shirt, leggings, sneakers, baseball cap, and leather tote bag. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Rocks a Camel Coat and Workout Gear to Return Home from Her Baby Shower," 21 Feb. 2019 There were white men of all ages here, some dressed in pink shirts like private-equity guys, others in baseball caps and lumpy denim jeans or Dickies. Gary Shteyngart, The New Yorker, "The Luck of Kokura," 18 June 2018 The baseball caps and towels emblazoned with STANLEY CUP 2018 CHAMPIONS. Alex Prewitt,, "First Capitals Cup crystallizes end of D.C. drought," 8 June 2018 American contractors in baseball caps and overalls congregate on the stoop of the 7-Eleven convenience store a few doors down for post-work beers. Chris Horton, New York Times, "Don’t Call It an Embassy: U.S. Gives Its Taiwan Ties a $250 Million Upgrade," 31 May 2018 The third wore black and white shoes; a blue sweatshirt with white lines on it, a baseball cap and gloves. Teri Figueroa,, "Crew of thieves steal $35K in coins, silver in Vista heist," 10 May 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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