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slouch hat

noun
1.
a soft hat often made of felt and having a supple, usually broad brim.
Origin of slouch hat
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40
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  • He wore a slouch hat, and I knew him, even in that dim light, for a farmer.

    Aladdin & Co. Herbert Quick
  • He had been deceived by the darkness and by the slouch hat she wore.

    A Texas Ranger William MacLeod Raine
  • His fur-collared overcoat and slouch hat were thrown on a sofa.

    The Herapath Property J. S. Fletcher
  • We met the elder of them in blue overalls and slouch hat, all mill dust.

    In to the Yukon William Seymour Edwards
  • He took down his slouch hat from a peg, and prepared to be off again.

    Jack Harvey's Adventures Ruel Perley Smith
  • He moved over to Pete just as the latter was pulling on his slouch hat.

    The Walking Delegate Leroy Scott
  • Did you see an undersized man with a heavy mustache and a slouch hat?

    The Crime of the Century

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

    The Wood Fire in No. 3 F. Hopkinson Smith
  • On the table are his slouch hat and the khaki-colored helmet of Griggs.

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker
  • He locked the suit of overalls and the slouch hat safely in his bag.

    The Devil's Garden

    W. B. Maxwell
British Dictionary definitions for slouch hat

slouch hat

noun
1.
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
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