Recent Examples of sombrero from the Web
Lionel Shriver is wearing a sombrero while discussing right to be a bigot.
The first-year starter put on a sombrero and joined Auburn students in the stands after the 44-23 win.
The sombrero is a reference to Shriver’s comments at the Brisbane Writers Festival in 2016.
The French Quarter had its Lucky Dogs, but those looking for a late-night snack in Fat City had a menu of another sort, thanks to a sombrero-wearing guy named Cisco who sold tamales from a cart during Fat City's heyday.
Chapman then fell behind Bruce 2-0 before getting the 30-year-old slugger to swing at three straight 100 and 101 fastballs on the outer half of the plate for his fourth strikeout of the night, the ol’ golden sombrero.
Jarrett Stidham joins his fellow Auburn students and dances in the stands while donning a sombrero as the team celebrates its victory over the Landsharks.
But success in obtaining segregated facilities or cultural-appropriation penalties (such as Bowdoin College’s reported sombrero sanctions) could result in Section 1985(3) liability for students and colleges.
Construction workers said the best way to get through such hot days on the job is by drinking Gatorade, wearing a big hat or sombrero to shade themselves from the sun, or donning a bandana or cloth dipped in cold water to keep cool.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sombrero.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of sombrero
First Known Use: 1599See Words from the same year
SOMBRERO Defined for English Language Learners
SOMBRERO Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sombrero? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).