[ hom-burg ]
/ ˈhɒm bɜrg /


a man's felt hat with a soft crown dented lengthwise and a slightly rolled brim.

Origin of homburg

First recorded in 1890–95; after Homburg, Germany, where it was first manufactured
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/ (ˈhɒmbɜːɡ) /


a man's hat of soft felt with a dented crown and a stiff upturned brim

Word Origin for homburg

C20: named after Homburg, in Germany, town where it was originally made
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