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 Diaz, a 77-year-old cowboy hat-wearing Puerto Rican, leads the field of 12 candidates. Nicholas Rowan, Washington Examiner, "Anti-abortion pastor runs strong in most left-wing district in America," 23 June 2020 In the doorway appeared a flame-haired apparition in cowboy boots and a cowboy hat, a cigarette dangling from her lips. Guy Trebay,, "Roberto Faraone Mennella, jewelry innovator, 48," 11 June 2020 Thorne recalled the paradox of Hoffpauir, who would show up in a cowboy hat and cowboy boots and break into a dance to the music of rapper Future. Richard Obert, azcentral, "Zach Hoffpauir remembered for compassion, friendship during powerful celebration of life," 1 June 2020 Bundy, the bearded man in a cowboy hat whose compatriots occupied Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016, rushed with allies to a northern Idaho ranch, telling his large social media following to get ready to join them. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, "Malheur occupier Ammon Bundy’s rush to save an Idaho ranch ends without standoff," 17 Nov. 2019 Hannah Montana fans better get their glittery cowboy hats ready because a prequel to the TV show could happen. Kori Williams, Seventeen, "There Might Be a “Hannah Montana” Prequel and We've Never Been More Ready," 5 Feb. 2020 Erin cheekily captioned the Instagram pic, referencing her cowboy hat and shearling coat. Hanna Flanagan,, "Erin Foster Marries Simon Tikhman on New Year's Eve with Dad David Foster Walking Her Down the Aisle," 1 Jan. 2020 Maybe a local western clothing store hires defensive lineman Robert Landers for an advertisement about cowboy hats. Nathan Baird, cleveland, "Will Ohio State football players make commercials? Can fans pay them for autographs? How rich can they get? Q&A," 30 Apr. 2020 The first clue package (after way too many fruit and vegetable puns) included a shot of the Banana sleeping next to a cowboy hat. Ariana Brockington,, "If You Still ThinkThe Masked Singer’s Banana Is A Blue Collar Comic, Read This," 5 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of cowboy hat

1895, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2020

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“Cowboy hat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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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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