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slouch hat

noun

  1. a soft hat often made of felt and having a supple, usually broad brim.


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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Word History and Origins

Origin of slouch hat1

First recorded in 1830–40

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Example Sentences

The Mexican immediately pulled off his ragged slouch-hat and his tattered coat.

He pictured Maizie as wearing overalls, a man's shirt with the tail out, a big slouch hat, and buckskin gloves.

To scare the grocer with a slouch hat and a medieval oath was not only a youthful ebullition, it was a symbolic act.

He wore a rusty slouch hat, no coat, a faded blue flannel shirt, a Navy revolver; his trousers were hanging on his boot tops.

Then he settled his aged and infirm slouch hat more firmly upon his round-domed skull, straightened his shoulders and stumped out.

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