cowboy hat

noun

Definition of cowboy hat

  1. :  a wide-brimmed hat with a large soft crown —called also ten-gallon hat

1895

First Known Use of cowboy hat

1895


COWBOY HAT Defined for English Language Learners

cowboy hat

noun

Definition of cowboy hat for English Language Learners

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


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