slouch hat
noun Date: 1837 a soft usually felt hat with a wide flexible brim

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  • Slouch hat — during the American Civil War A slouch hat is a wide brimmed felt or cloth hat with a chinstrap, most commonly worn as part of a military uniform. It is a survivor of the felt hats worn by certain 18th century armies. Since then, the slouch hat… …   Wikipedia

  • slouch hat — slouch′ hat′ n. clo a soft hat often made of felt and having a supple, usu. broad brim • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • slouch hat — ► NOUN ▪ a hat with a wide flexible brim …   English terms dictionary

  • slouch hat — n. a soft hat with a broad, drooping brim …   English World dictionary

  • slouch hat — /slaʊtʃ ˈhæt/ (say slowch hat) noun 1. a. an army hat of soft felt, having a brim capable of being attached to the crown on one side to facilitate the carrying of rifles at the slope. b. such a hat regarded in Australia as a symbol of courage,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • slouch hat — noun A broad brimmed felt hat worn by soldiers, often with a clasp on the left side to allow a rifle to be carried over the shoulder. Syn: Australian bush hat, Kossuth hat …   Wiktionary

  • slouch hat — noun a soft felt hat with a wide flexible brim • Syn: ↑cavalier hat • Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑lid …   Useful english dictionary

  • slouch hat — a soft hat often made of felt and having a supple, usually broad brim. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • slouch hat — noun a hat with a wide flexible brim …   English new terms dictionary

  • slouch — 1510s, lazy man, variant of slouk (1570), perhaps from O.N. slokr lazy fellow, and related to SLACK (Cf. slack) on the notion of sagging, drooping. Meaning stooping of the head and shoulders first recorded 1725. The verb meaning walk with a… …   Etymology dictionary

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