A round flattish cap of felt or cloth.
More example sentences
- Turn out your cupboard for old straw sunhats, berets, baseball caps and felt hats.
- Try on a cool beret, cowboy hat or newsboy to hide your straggly fringe.
- The Colonel said the soldiers would have been wearing helmets or berets, not floppy hats as in the photographs.
early 19th century: from French béret 'Basque cap', from Old Provençal berret, based on late Latin birrus 'hooded cape'. Compare with biretta.
Definition of beret in:
- The US English dictionary