alpine hat

variants: or

Alpine hat

Definition of alpine hat

  1. :  a felt or wool hat of a kind associated with Alpine regions that typically has a crown which is slanted and often somewhat pointed towards the back and a rather narrow brim which is rolled in the back and flat in the front … a true alpine hat that is part of the traditional dress of Austrian men and women. — Nina S. Hyde, Washington Post, 3 May 1980 … a classic green felt Alpine hat with a plume and pins from worldly travel. — Robin Brown, New Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 22 Sept. 2008

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!


First Known Use of alpine hat


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up alpine hat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!