[Vocabulary] swimming cap vs swimming hat

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angelene001

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Is this the same thing?
 

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In AmE there is no such thing/name as "swimming hat" for a head covering to be used when swimming.
 

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As far as I can recall from the days when such a thing was required, it was always a "swimming cap" in the UK.
 

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Click here to see images swimming caps.

Change the headwords to 'swimming hats' and you'll see the same pictures.
 

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No – that's a sun hat, Charlie.
 

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Click here to see images swimming caps.

Change the headwords to 'swimming hats' and you'll see the same pictures.
True, but if you change to 'swimming headgear' or 'swimming headwear' you see very similar pictures.
 
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