fe·​do·​ra | \ fi-ˈdȯr-ə How to pronounce fedora (audio) \

Definition of fedora

: a low soft felt hat with the crown creased lengthwise

Examples of fedora in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And for a final offbeat twist, Lee finished off the look with a pair of custom Nike Air Jordans and a black fedora. Liam Hes, Vogue, 7 July 2021 In 2015, a Raiders of the Lost Ark fedora sold for $500,000 at another Prop Store auction. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 30 June 2021 George Koulouris named his restaurant Borsalino after the jaunty Italian fedora. Ben Crandell, sun-sentinel.com, 9 June 2021 His collectible is complete with his signature fedora, black and white suit, purple claw nails, and fiendish red eyes. Sarah Toscano, EW.com, 14 June 2021 On July 31st, the first 10,000 fans into the park will receive a Detroit Stars themed fedora. Andrew Hammond, Detroit Free Press, 20 June 2021 Rugged, swashbuckling, fedora-wearing Indiana Jones is what most archaeologists are like. Smithsonian Magazine, 8 June 2021 DaBaby accepted the award in a green and pink ensemble, his fingers covered in glistening rings with bracelets and a chain to match, and a fedora atop his head. Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 23 May 2021 Sometimes the beret is a fedora, or the walking sneakers are Hush Puppies. Tyler Joe, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 May 2021

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First Known Use of fedora

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fedora

Fédora (1882), drama by V. Sardou

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17 Jul 2021

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“Fedora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fedora. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of fedora

: a type of soft hat for men that has a wide brim

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