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 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 At the entrance, a hat rack made with mesquite wood and antlers from the ranch holds an assortment of his family’s cowboy hats. Mary M. Fisher,, "Historic military academy dorm now one of Alamo Heights’ most unusual homes," 19 Feb. 2020 The group previously glued cowboy hats to pigeons and released them into the city. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, "Satire group releases pigeons with MAGA hats glued to their heads ahead of Nevada caucus," 19 Feb. 2020 In December, officials discovered three pigeons with miniature red cowboy hats glued to their heads., "Grenell to be the acting director of national intelligence," 19 Feb. 2020 The Lindstrom brothers and Clark were seated three rows from the field, directly behind the home bench some 20 feet away, wearing cowboy hats and bandanas and their bodies painted. Angel Franco, Dallas News, "Whether for Sooners fandom or the ‘love of football,’ fans flock to Dallas for Renegades’ XFL season opener," 10 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of cowboy hat

1895, in the meaning defined above

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25 May 2020

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