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slouch hat

a soft hat often made of felt and having a supple, usually broad brim.
Origin of slouch hat
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One of these believed he had discovered the primary means for giving these signs in the slouch hat of Mr. von Osten.

    Clever Hans Oskar Pfungst
  • We met the elder of them in blue overalls and slouch hat, all mill dust.

    In to the Yukon William Seymour Edwards
  • Just outside the entrance to the building a man with a slouch hat drawn down over his eyes stepped forward.

    The Million Dollar Mystery Harold MacGrath
  • He took down his slouch hat from a peg, and prepared to be off again.

    Jack Harvey's Adventures Ruel Perley Smith
  • It was a man with a slouch hat pulled well down over his eyes, and it seemed to her that she recognized Dr. Zacharie.

    John Marsh's Millions Charles Klein
  • He moved over to Pete just as the latter was pulling on his slouch hat.

    The Walking Delegate Leroy Scott
  • Having removed his slouch hat and cloak and laid aside his dark lantern, he is revealed as a man of destiny indeed.

  • He wore a long ulster, almost to his feet, and a slouch hat.

    The Wood Fire in No. 3 F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Then I went back into my little room, put on the Inverness cape and the slouch hat, and looked at my watch.

    Man and Maid E. (Edith) Nesbit
  • On the table are his slouch hat and the khaki-colored helmet of Griggs.

    Dramatic Technique George Pierce Baker
British Dictionary definitions for slouch hat

slouch hat

any soft hat with a brim that can be pulled down over the ears, esp an Australian army hat with the left side of the brim turned up
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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