trucker hat

variants: or less commonly trucker cap

Definition of trucker hat

: an adjustable visored cap that often features a corporate logo or slogan : gimme cap He stood silently frying noodles in a wok, his loose bangs tucked into a trucker hat with the band name Linkin Park written across the brow.— Lauren Hilgers

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Late 1960s-1970s These are the teams that first played when people apparently really liked trucker hats. 1990s-2000s These are the teams that came together in the more recent past, when people were apparently really keen on alternating colors. Los Angeles Times, "Ranking the 2019 NFL sideline hats: Who has the snazziest headgear this season?," 29 July 2019 Justin went casual and heavy on the color in a neon green hoodie with a bright orange trucker hat, from his own label, Drew House. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "The Biebers Just Switched Up Their Couple’s Style," 13 Mar. 2019 The 23 Democrats are hoping to defeat a president who is essentially a walking, breathing brand — his name emblazoned on hotels around the world, his campaign slogan on red trucker hats throughout America. Avi Selk, Washington Post, "Red, white and blah: Why are these all these 2020 campaign logos so boring?," 10 June 2019 Like Timothée Chalamet, this indie film darling has a sharp fashion sense, with a wardrobe that includes track pants, Perry Ellis polo shirts, trucker hats, and a couple of full runway looks from Dior Men. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "These Are the 15 Stars That Will Be Inspiring Fashion Designers in 2019," 4 Jan. 2019 Around her chest, a Gucci fanny pack gave her look that subtle edge, while her trucker hat—from the Dogfish Head brewery!—and large sunglasses made the case for going incognito. Vogue, "Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Raise the Bar on Off-Duty Couple Style," 16 Apr. 2019 According to Kendall Jenner, Von Dutch trucker hats are officially back. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Wears a Von Dutch Trucker Hat to Drake's Birthday Party," 24 Oct. 2018 Up there with Juicy Couture tracksuits, logo bags, and trucker hats, True Religions were the jeans to have. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bella Hadid Is Bringing Back Your Favorite Jeans From The 2000s," 21 Aug. 2018 Kendall's little sis has also been known to rock her own collection of their iconic trucker hats on Instagram in the past. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Wears a Von Dutch Trucker Hat to Drake's Birthday Party," 24 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of trucker hat

1975, in the meaning defined above

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