snap-brim
noun Usage: often attributive Date: circa 1908 a usually felt hat with brim turned up in back and down in front and with a dented crown

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  • snap brim — snap brim, snap brimmed, adj. 1. a hat brim that can be turned up or down. 2. Also called snap brim hat. a man s fedora, usually of felt and often worn with the brim turned up in back and down in front. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • snap brim — snap′ brim n. 1) clo a hat brim that can be turned up or down 2) clo Also called snap′ brim hat′. a man s fedora, usu. of felt and often worn with the brim turned up in back and down in front • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • snap-brim — (snăpʹbrĭm ) n. A hat having a flexible brim, usually turned down in front and up at the back. * * * …   Universalium

  • snap-brim — noun see snap brim hat * * * snapˈ brim adjective (of a hat) having a brim that turns down springily • • • Main Entry: ↑snap * * * snap brim «SNAP BRIHM», noun. = snap brim hat. (Cf. ↑snap brim hat) * * * adj. (of a hat) with a brim that can be… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap brim — noun a brim that can be turned up and down on opposite sides • Hypernyms: ↑brim * * * snap brim, snap brimmed, adj. 1. a hat brim that can be turned up or down. 2. Also called snap brim hat. a man s fedora, usually of felt and often worn with the …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap-brim — /ˈsnæp brɪm/ (say snap brim) noun a hat with a flexible brim usually worn with the brim down in the front and up at the back …   Australian English dictionary

  • snap-brim — adjective denoting a hat with a brim that can be turned up and down at opposite sides …   English new terms dictionary

  • snap-brim hat — [snap′brim′] n. a man s hat with the crown creased lengthwise and the brim turned down in front * * * …   Universalium

  • snap-brim hat — [snap′brim′] n. a man s hat with the crown creased lengthwise and the brim turned down in front …   English World dictionary

  • snap-brim hat — noun a hat with a snap brim • Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑lid • Hyponyms: ↑porkpie, ↑porkpie hat * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also …   Useful english dictionary

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