noun \səm-ˈbrer-(ˌ)ō, säm-\

: a type of hat with a very wide brim that is often worn in Mexico and the southwestern U.S.

plural som·bre·ros

Full Definition of SOMBRERO

:  an often high-crowned hat of felt or straw with a very wide brim worn especially in the Southwest and Mexico

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Origin of SOMBRERO

Spanish, from sombra shade
First Known Use: 1599

Rhymes with SOMBRERO


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