beret beret  /ˈbɛ rət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cap with no brim or bill; made of soft cloth

Usage(s):

  1. Most of those who idolize the incendiary guerrilla with the star on his beret were born long after his demise and have only the sketchiest knowledge of his goals or his life.
  2. The clerk might have forgotten the incident if the man with the beret had not drunk his gratuitous beer alone and walked away from the bar never again to be seen alive.
  3. Guevara-style beards have become a fad around Milan, and students in Florence have adopted Che's dark blue Basque beret as a trademark.

News

  1. Softball Tournament Honors Fallen Soldier

    Aaron Henderson was a Green Beret. The Hodgdon native was killed in Afghanistan last October. This weekend his friends held a softball tournament in his honor. . . .
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WABI Bangor

  2. Discoveries: Beat generation lives in San Francisco museum

    SAN FRANCISCO – I sported no requisite pointy Van Dyke beard; no facial hair at all, in fact. I was bereft of a beret, left my cool shades in the car's glove compartment and wore running shoes instead of authentic huarache sandals.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  3. Green Beret Veteran Accidentally Shot To Death By 4-Year-Old Son (+Video)

    The four-year-old son of former Green Beret Justin Stanfield Thomas accidentally shot and killed his father when he discharged a handgun found at the house of a family friend in Arizona.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KPBS San Diego

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Quotes

  1. "This demigod called Hugo Chavez appears with his red beret, dressed like Mussolini on a balcony, and begins to seduce people with his siren's call," Fuentes said in an interview aired Tuesday on the Televisa network.
    on Nov 26, 2007 By: Carlos Fuentes Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Bubba Watson (right) grew up in the town of Bagdad in the Florida Panhandle - "a little piece of heaven, that's what it is. My dad is like Tiger's dad, he's a Special Forces Green Beret, so he doesn't have locks on the doors. He wants somebody to...
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Bubba Watson Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "Brandon played a good game in terms of getting us to the right play," Tuberville said. "He made a couple of 'Green Beret' plays in terms of taking a hit but making a play to the receiver. He looked like the old Brandon that we all love and...
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Tommy Tuberville Source: SportingNews.com

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