What does beret mean?

Definitions for beretbəˈreɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beret(noun)

    a cap with no brim or bill; made of soft cloth


  1. beret(Noun)

    A type of round, brimless cap with a soft top and a headband to secure it to the head; usually culturally associated with France.

  2. Origin: From French béret, from Occitan (Gascon) berret 'cap', from birretum, from birrus 'large hooded cloak', from Gaulish berros 'short, clipped' (compare Welsh byrr, Middle Irish berr). Compare biretta.


  1. Beret

    A beret is a soft, round, flat-crowned hat, usually of woven, hand-knitted wool, crocheted cotton, wool felt, or acrylic fibre. Beret-like headwear has been worn across Europe since pre-Roman times. Mass production began in 19th century France, Spain and Italy, countries with which it remains associated. Berets are worn as part of the uniform of many military and police units worldwide, as well as by other organizations.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Beret

    Berret, bėr′et, n. a flat woollen cap worn by the Basques. [Fr.]

Editors Contribution

  1. beret

    A type of hat and product created and designed in various colors, materials, shapes, sizes and styles.

    Some people wear a beret for fashion, for some its a piece of uniform.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beret in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beret in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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