cowboy hat


Definition of cowboy hat

: a wide-brimmed hat with a large soft crown

called also ten-gallon hat

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Behind them, a herder in traditional clothes and cowboy hat begin singing for the cows’ health, and the couple's. Caterina Clerici & Eléonore Hamelin, Marie Claire, "Rwanda's Future Is Female," 1 Feb. 2019 Aldean wore his signature cowboy hat and Kerr was stunning in a short pink dress and high black heels. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "Jason Aldean's Wife's Post-Baby Body Is Insane," 16 Apr. 2018 In 2008, Chrysler executives donned cowboy hats to help drive a herd of cattle through the streets of downtown Detroit to introduce a new Ram truck model. Adrienne Roberts, WSJ, "Slush, Snow, the ‘Cobo Cough.’ Detroit Holds Its Last Winter Auto Show," 13 Jan. 2019 Ranch attire is very casual with most sporting boots (my pair of Tecovas served me well), old jeans, and of course, cowboy hats. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "How to Do Winter Glamping Right (Among Saguaros in Arizona)," 8 Jan. 2019 The sun may be setting on the Delta IV, but the man in the cowboy hat is determined to make sure it doesn’t set on ULA. Robin Seemangal, Popular Mechanics, "A Workhorse Rocket Maker Tries to Touch the Sun—And Stay Relevant," 16 Aug. 2018 And like the cowboy hat, Mr. Wilcox added, baseball caps connote masculinity, and give men of any age a stylish way to hide. Scott Christian, WSJ, "Can Men Wear a Baseball Cap Without Looking Like a Frat Boy?," 19 June 2018 With a cowboy hat tilted on his head and a cigar clenched in his teeth, Wills (1905-1975) specialized in Western swing, an upbeat, dance-friendly genre that has elements of pop, jazz and blues. Christopher Reynolds,, "Rockers, punks and cowboys find a rowdy haven at Cain's in Tulsa, Okla.," 14 June 2018 Inside was a cowboy hat, a handgun and some soiled clothes. Jennifer Percy, New York Times, "Fear of the Federal Government in the Ranchlands of Oregon," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of cowboy hat

1895, in the meaning defined above

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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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