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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Khloé stepped out in the rain wearing a wide brim hat, while Thompson appeared beside her in a baseball cap, striped tee, and chains. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Khloé Kardashian Stepped Out with Tristan Thompson in Cleveland for a Friend's Birthday," 12 June 2018 Zara, who is due to give birth this spring, wore an oversize olive poncho with jeans, sneakers and a baseball cap. Kaitlyn Frey,, "Zara Tindall Covers Up Growing Baby Bump While Watching Prince William's Polo Match," 25 May 2018 Peel regional police described the first suspect as someone in his mid-20s with a stocky build, wearing dark blue jeans and a baseball cap with a light gray bill. Rob Gillies,, "Explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada wounds 15 people," 25 May 2018 The man was perhaps in his early fifties, his pale eyebrows and wire-rimmed, almost invisible glasses shaded by a baseball cap with the Blackwater logo on it. David Sedaris, The New Yorker, "Active Shooter," 17 Mar. 2018 Investigators then found clothing worn by the robbery suspect--dark glasses, a black baseball cap, a light blue jacket--in trash cans in the Beechwood Court subdivision, court documents state. Laura Mcknight,, "Tin cans, cables found in bag of would-be bank robber who claimed she had a bomb: court records," 25 Apr. 2018 These immigrants were mothers and fathers, teenagers and infants — men with baseball caps changing their child’s diaper, mothers and daughters brushing their teeth for the first time in days at the bathroom sink, men eating bowls of chicken soup. Manny Fernandez, New York Times, "Trump Says He’s Sending the National Guard. On the Border, Many Aren’t Sure Why.," 5 Apr. 2018 The video shows a man in a blue shirt and blue jeans, wearing a baseball cap, walking briskly behind the woman. Washington Post, "Police release video of man in sex assault," 29 June 2018 The thief is described as a heavyset man with a medium complexion, wearing a dark baseball cap, a polo shirt with horizontal stripes and long pants, detectives said. Wayne K. Roustan,, "Have you seen these hospital car thieves caught on video?," 28 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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