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deerstalker

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noun deer·stalk·er \-ˌstȯ-kər\

Definition of deerstalker

  1. :  a close-fitting hat with a visor at the front and the back and with earflaps that may be worn up or down —called also deerstalker cap, deerstalker hat



Illustration of deerstalker

1870

First Known Use of deerstalker

1870


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