cowboy hat


Definition of cowboy hat

: a wide-brimmed hat with a large soft crown

called also ten-gallon hat

Examples of cowboy hat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Billy Jones, with a guitar case at his side and a cowboy hat on his head, expressed a similar sentiment. Benjamin Oreskes, Los Angeles Times, "Protesters in Echo Park want city to keep homeless encampment," 24 Mar. 2021 Robert Burck, who wears only white briefs, boots and a cowboy hat during appearances, is also charged with resisting an officer without violence, according to court records. Lisa Maria Garza,, "‘Naked Cowboy’ arrested in Daytona Beach during Bike Week," 7 Mar. 2021 Also, Anastacia — pop princess, with the gold chain and the sunglasses with the cowboy hat. Wolfgang Ruth, Vulture, "Don’t Sleep on Drag Race U.K.’s Bimini Bon-Boulash," 18 Mar. 2021 When Henry Sandoz died in 2015, his memorial service program featured a picture of him — cowboy hat on his head — with the cross in the background. Los Angeles Times, "For more than 80 years, the faithful have celebrated Easter in the Mojave Desert," 5 Apr. 2021 Other bikers honked horns and offered a thumbs-up as Robert Burck strolled along the sidewalk, wearing his trademark briefs, cowboy boots, cowboy hat and guitar, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal., "Naked Cowboy gets hero’s welcome a week after arrest," 14 Mar. 2021 The panelists threw around a bunch of names, including Texans like Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Love Hewitt because of Seashell's cowboy hat clue. Rachel Yang,, "The Masked Singer premiere recap: Snail eliminated in unbelievable reveal," 11 Mar. 2021 Robert Burck, 51, who is famous for playing guitar while wearing nothing but white underwear, boots and a cowboy hat in New York City, was charged with panhandling, the Daytona Beach Police tweeted. Sophie Lewis, CBS News, "Hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders flock to Daytona Beach, Florida for Bike Week," 9 Mar. 2021 Lacaze’s first full-time job was working as a Marlboro girl, decked out in a skirt, bolero, and cowboy hat. Mary Hui, Quartz, "Lynas is shaking up the supply chain for rare-earth metals," 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of cowboy hat

1895, in the meaning defined above

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10 May 2021

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“Cowboy hat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cowboy hat

: a type of soft hat that has a wide brim and that is worn especially by cowboys and cowgirls

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