trucker hat

noun
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

Examples of trucker hat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Earl, a beer-bellied alien with a quad-cannon and a trucker hat, drawls about the simple life with a southern accent. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, "Amazon's Crucible Magicks Gaming Clichés Into Something Fresh," 27 May 2020 Even though Schuster, in his trucker hat and sunglasses, looks more like a chain gang supervisor than a winemaker, business has been excellent. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Portland’s Jackalope Cellars adapts to crisis, offering curbside wine pickup out of the back of a pickup truck," 5 May 2020 Fire rescue staff and deputies stood shoulder to shoulder and clustered in groups, as did a chain gang of half a dozen inmates wearing striped jumpsuits, orange trucker hats and chains clanking around their ankles. Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon, USA TODAY, "A Florida sheriff held a parade where robots handed out candy, but was it really safe?," 27 Mar. 2020 Curl, a burly, bearded Southerner, arrived in jeans and a camo trucker hat and ordered them each a bourbon and a beer. Tom Delavan, New York Times, "A Farmhouse Fantasy Tucked in the Woods of Upstate New York," 27 Feb. 2020 On the opposite end of the spectrum, the early-aughts saw slacker dudes such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Timberlake sport grungy trucker hats. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "How I Overcame My Fear of Hats—and Even Learned to Love Them," 18 Feb. 2020 Chance was last seen wearing a short sleeve button-up Wrangler shirt, dark blue Wrangler jeans, roper-style boots and a black and white trucker hat. NBC News, "Six years of Dateline's Missing in America: 134 still missing," 5 Dec. 2019 The Golden Globe nominee wore a teal one-piece bathing suit and an electric blue trucker hat, while Jost donned dark swim trunks. Dana Rose Falcone, PEOPLE.com, "Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost Show PDA While Taking a Beachside Stroll in the Hamptons," 13 Aug. 2019 Chance was last seen wearing a short sleeve button-up Wrangler shirt, dark blue Wrangler jeans, roper-style boots and a black and white trucker hat. NBC News, "Six years of Dateline's Missing in America: 134 still missing," 5 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of trucker hat

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Trucker hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trucker%20hat. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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