jockey cap


a cap with a long visor, worn by jockeys.

Origin of jockey cap

First recorded in 1740–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for jockey cap

  • He wore a jockey-cap, one side of the peak of which was shaved off by a ball, close to his temple, yet did him no other injury.

  • Another favorite is a jockey-cap, made of the same cloth as that of the habit.

  • She reined in the colt, adjusted her jockey-cap, and pulled her dog-skin gauntlets further over her sleeves.

    Flint|Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • She wore a sort of jockey-cap, with a mannish air, on her thick twists of ruddy-gold hair.

    Footsteps of Fate|Louis Couperus

British Dictionary definitions for jockey cap

jockey cap


a cap with a long peak projecting from the forehead
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