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snap brim

a hat brim that can be turned up or down.
Also called snap-brim hat. a man's fedora, usually of felt and often worn with the brim turned up in back and down in front.
Origin of snap brim
First recorded in 1905-10
Related forms
snap-brim, snap-brimmed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The door swung open and out leaped a lean young man in a well-tailored blue suit and snap-brim hat.

    The Secret Pact Mildred A. Wirt
  • Dickson shrugged and pushed his snap-brim hat back with a blunt forefinger.

    The Sex Life of the Gods Michael Knerr
  • His face, beneath a snap-brim hat which dripped rain, appeared shadowy and unfriendly.

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