noun Date: 1605 1. one who travels in a boat 2. a stiff hat usually made of braided straw with a brim, hatband, and flat crown

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  • boater — [bōt′ər] n. [ BOAT + ER: orig. worn when boating] 1. a stiff hat of braided straw, with a flat crown and brim 2. a person who boats …   English World dictionary

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  • boater — [[t]bo͟ʊtə(r)[/t]] boaters N COUNT A boater or a straw boater is a hard straw hat with a flat top and brim which is often worn for certain social occasions in the summer …   English dictionary

  • boater — UK [ˈbəʊtə(r)] / US [ˈboʊtər] noun [countable] Word forms boater : singular boater plural boaters 1) a circular hat with a low flat top and a wide brim, usually made of straw (= dried stems of wheat) for wearing in sunny weather 2) someone who… …   English dictionary

  • Boater — Ein Strohhut ist eine Kopfbedeckung, oft ein Sonnenhut aus geflochtenem Stroh. Strohhut, auch Kreissäge genannt Eine in den 1920er Jahren aufgekommene Männermode war der kleine runde Florentiner Strohhut, der wegen seiner Kreisform auch Kreissäge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • boater — /boh teuhr/, n. 1. a person who boats, esp. for pleasure. 2. a stiff straw hat with a shallow, flat topped crown, ribbon band, and straight brim. [1595 1605; BOAT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • boater — noun a) Someone who travels by boat b) A straw hat Syn: boatsman, boatman, Panama, leghorn …   Wiktionary

  • boater — boat|er [ˈbəutə US ˈboutər] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Because it was originally used for boating] a hard ↑straw hat with a flat top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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