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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Nick and Priyanka, decked out in matching camouflage print, identical baseball caps and even similar sunglasses, shared some great photos from their time in the great outdoors on Tuesday. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Priyanka Chopra and Fiancé Nick Jonas Wore Matching Camo for a Ranch Date in Dallas, Texas," 19 Sep. 2018 Her Vegas sequined baseball cap was the perfect final touch. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Gaga's Las Vegas Residency Starts So Much Sooner Than You Think," 7 Aug. 2018 And like the cowboy hat, Mr. Wilcox added, baseball caps connote masculinity, and give men of any age a stylish way to hide. Scott Christian, WSJ, "Can Men Wear a Baseball Cap Without Looking Like a Frat Boy?," 19 June 2018 On a cool desert evening in late May, a crowd of men in baseball caps and women in cold-shoulder shirts mills around a makeshift stage by the pool at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. Kera Bolonik, Billboard, "The B-52s On a 40-Year Career as LGBTQ Pioneers, and the Tragedy That Almost Cut It Short," 14 June 2018 The crowd is remarkably varied, ranging from gray-haired men in baseball caps and plaid shirts to fashionable young women to yarmulke-wearing members of the congregation to couples in their 70s. Kevin Lincoln, The Verge, "I went to Elon Musk’s Boring Company LA pep rally," 18 May 2018 One man wore a white T-shirt with black pants and a black hat, while the other wore a blue and yellow plaid, short sleeve, buttoned shirt and light-colored pants with a white baseball cap, the video showed. Wayne K. Roustan,, "Thieves steal diamond rings worth $45,000, police say," 11 July 2018 Taking matters into his own hands, Batchelor began to cut his own hair in high school, using the line of a baseball cap on his head as a guide. Leilani Marie Labong,, "At the Culture of Hair salon, the mission is top of mind — and head," 5 July 2018 The man, described as in his late 30s, was wearing a white baseball cap, a pink hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, and blue-and-orange sneakers. Robert Moran,, "Man's body found in Southwest Philly," 25 June 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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