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slouch hat

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

First recorded in 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for slouch hat

Historical Examples

  • Crimmins crushed his slouch-hat in his hand, and slunk into a chair by the window.

    Tom Grogan

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • The man in the smock-frock pulled his slouch-hat well over his eyes, and admitted that it was a “close shave.”

    Shifting Winds

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • A man in a smock-frock and slouch-hat rushed across the platform at this moment, and made for the door which the guard held open.

    Shifting Winds

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • His hands were deep in his pockets, his shoulders hunched, his eyes staring straight ahead under the brim of his slouch-hat.

    Garrison's Finish

    W. B. M. Ferguson

  • What made him hesitate was the way the slouch-hat shaded the intruder's face, the gas-jets not revealing the features.

    Felix O'Day

    F. Hopkinson Smith


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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