Baseball cap

a close-fitting cap with a deep visor and usually the name or emblem of a baseball team, worn by baseball players, or by others as casual attire.
Contemporary Examples

The Twilight star was spotted in Australia wearing a baseball cap with no visible hair peeping out of its side.
Karl Lagerfeld and Keira Knightley’s New Film; Tilda Swinton May Dress as David Bowie The Fashion Beast Team March 18, 2013

The officer glanced up from the rabbits to Ibnu Ahmad’s face, half hidden beneath the baseball cap.
My Trip With a Terrorist Eliza Griswold August 26, 2010

Paired with a baseball cap and sleeveless shirt, these days Larry looks like he has just exited a Golden Corral buffet.
What Does a Goatee Say About You? Bryan Curtis November 11, 2009

There was Khaled Suweiri, 43, a pudgy ex-special forces captain decked out in a blue Adidas jacket and a baseball cap.
Inside Libya’s Rebel Movement Babak Dehghanpisheh March 3, 2011

Wearing a red hoodie over his baseball cap, Omar, 17, quickly jumped off a tractor to greet us.
Palestinian Children: The Invisible Workers of Israeli Settlements Dina Elmuti August 27, 2013

A guy with a baseball cap tells me that the frontier one closed last month.
Our Trip to The Climate War’s Ground Zero Darren Aronofsky September 18, 2014

He was spotted later in Union Square, a New York Mets baseball cap low over his ears, his only companion his toddler-aged son.
Anthony Weiner’s Incredibly Shrinking Campaign for New York City Mayor David Freedlander July 28, 2013

Before the curtain rose, the playwright sheepishly greeted his fans at the door, wearing a baseball cap and shuffling his feet.
Max Friedlich, Teenage Playwright, Dazzles With Controversial ‘SleepOver’ Ramin Setoodeh August 23, 2012

His arms were thoroughly tattooed, his beard thick, and his baseball cap pulled low over his face.
The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico Nick Romeo August 23, 2013

Historical Examples

A short-waisted plug hat may be worn also, in order to distinguish the hunter from the whipper-in, who wears a baseball cap.
Nye and Riley’s Wit and Humor (Poems and Yarns) Bill Nye

a close-fitting thin cap with a deep peak


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