snap-brim

noun

often attributive
: a usually felt hat with brim turned up in back and down in front and with a dented crown

Examples of snap-brim in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His snap-brim fedora, for example, triggered a San Francisco-wide run on men’s dress hats. Louis Sahagún, Los Angeles Times, 28 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snap-brim was circa 1908

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“Snap-brim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snap-brim. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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