baseball cap


Definition of 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 Attendees, attired in highlighter yellow shirts, baseball caps and masks, laughed. Nicole Sganga, CBS News, "No rallies, but Trump gives White House trips some campaign flair," 15 May 2020 Schilens and Shaughnessy were standing side by side, with imposing 6-foot-4 physiques and the same attire under the blazing sun: navy blue Phoenix Fire Department baseball caps and T-shirts, dark slim-fit pants and pitch-black firefighter boots. Dana Scott, azcentral, "Retired NFL players following their second dreams with Phoenix Fire Department," 11 May 2020 Many Telfar garments are multifunctional: a cowl-neck that doubles as a hood; a hood that has a baseball cap attached to it; a scarf that ends in a pair of mittens. Emily Witt, The New Yorker, "Telfar Clemens’s Mass Appeal," 9 Mar. 2020 Brooks has a great option in the Tempo Hat, made with a DriLayer fabric (think the texture of a nice running shirt) that won’t leave your head sweaty in the way a traditional baseball cap would. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, "Beach Vacation Packing List: What Not to Forget for Your Next Getaway," 27 Feb. 2020 Miguel also had a special spot on his bedroom wall to display his grandfather's baseball caps. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "'Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' Kicks off With Emotional Story of Single Mom Jessica Mosley and Her Five Kids," 15 Feb. 2020 The suspect, described as a black man between 30 to 40 years old with a medium build, wore a dark jacket, camouflage baseball cap and camouflage pants, police said. Jennifer James, Houston Chronicle, "Brothers face DWI charges after arrests on same Friendswood block," 23 Jan. 2020 In the images, Meghan is wearing a black T-shirt with bright white skinny jeans, a black hoodie tied around her waist, a navy blue baseball cap, and oversized sunglasses. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Spotted Walking Their Dogs While Wearing Face Masks in L.A.," 17 Apr. 2020 The drawing shows a man wearing a blue jacket, a white shirt, a backward red baseball cap and sporting at least one earring. Kim Bellware, Washington Post, "Police search for a villain who stole $500 from a caricature artist — but left his own cartoon portrait behind," 19 Dec. 2019

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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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26 May 2020

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“Baseball cap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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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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