noun, plural som·bre·ros [som-brair-ohz; Spanish sawm-bre-raws] /sɒmˈbrɛər oʊz; Spanish sɔmˈbrɛ rɔs/.
Origin of sombrero
Examples from the Web for sombrero
So put down the sombrero and poncho, and check out our helpful Q&A.
You know, like, throw on a sombrero and a poncho, maybe draw a mustache on my face?
She begrudgingly danced around a sombrero with me but soon rushed off to a basketball game with the grip and electric departments.Jodie Foster Blasts Kristen Stewart–Robert Pattinson Break-Up Spectacle|Jodie Foster|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And there is no better excuse to drink tequila (worm and all) and don a sombrero than Cinco de Mayo.Best Mexican Food in New York City: The Daily Beast Takes a Tour|Michelle Gross|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I'll con-centrate on his head until it gets so small that he can wear a charlotte russe cup on it instead of a sombrero.Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders Among the Kentucky Mountaineers|Jessie Graham Flower
He wore a large soft hat—a Brazilian sombrero—whose edges he had turned down.Messengers of Evil|Pierre Souvestre
Sombrero, leather chaps well worn, blue shirt, and red neck handkerchief.The Border Boys Across the Frontier|Fremont B. Deering
His high-peaked Mexican sombrero bobbed above the rocks, then disappeared.The Young Forester|Zane Grey
I have his overalls, a fiesta jacket, some shirts and a sombrero, señor.His Unknown Wife|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for sombrero
noun plural -ros
Word Origin for sombrero
Word Origin and History for sombrero
1770, from Spanish sombrero "broad-brimmed hat," originally "umbrella, parasol" (a sense found in English 1590s), from sombra "shade," from Late Latin subumbrare (see somber).