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French translation: flat cap noun Brit = casquette gavroche

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English term or phrase:newsboy hat/newsboy cap
French translation:flat cap noun Brit = casquette gavroche
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19:00 Apr 7, 2007
English to French translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / menswear
English term or phrase: newsboy hat/newsboy cap
Men and women wear newsboy caps, but men often wear them while playing golf. I've heard them called "gavroches" or "des casquettes gavroches", but is there another term?
kgkroo
Local time: 05:01
flat cap noun Brit = casquette
Explanation:
so says Robert&Collins, based on the Wicki entry I provided above

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-04-07 19:08:43 GMT)
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whoops, I see that "flat cap" is not the same as "newsboy cap"
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Jonathan MacKerron
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2 +3flat cap noun Brit = casquette
Jonathan MacKerron


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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): +3
flat cap noun Brit = casquette


Explanation:
so says Robert&Collins, based on the Wicki entry I provided above

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Note added at 8 mins (2007-04-07 19:08:43 GMT)
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whoops, I see that "flat cap" is not the same as "newsboy cap"

Jonathan MacKerron
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 3

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sylvie Updegraff: Je dirais simplement casquette
1 hr

agree  Claire Chapman: casquette
9 hrs

agree  kgk: I went with casquette gavroche
4 days
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