Definition of gimme cap in US English:

gimme cap

(also gimme hat)


North American
  • A baseball cap that bears a company name or slogan and is given away for publicity purposes.

    • ‘The automation of embroidery and the expansion of promotional wearables from T-shirts and gimme caps to executive gifts and goodie bags at golf tourneys changed everything in the last decade, says Moore.’
    • ‘The old standby of the promotional headwear market - the six-panel, foam-front, mesh-back gimme cap - is as hot as it's been since its 1970s heyday.’
    • ‘He is not convinced about the rebirth of the foam/mesh gimme cap.’
    • ‘Stetsons and gimme caps instantly snapped from every head as the crowd rose for the Star-Spangled Banner.’
    • ‘It's a good ole boy hardware store but the prices are reasonable and the men with their sagging jeans and creased gimme caps are helpful.’