straw-hat

adjective
\ ˈstrȯ-ˈhat How to pronounce straw-hat (audio) \
variants: or straw hat

Definition of straw-hat

: of, relating to, or being summer theater For the performers, the so-called straw-hat circuit of summer theaters offers a chance to flex artistic muscles that might otherwise go soft.People Weekly

First Known Use of straw-hat

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for straw-hat

from the former fashion of wearing straw hats in summer

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“Straw-hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straw-hat. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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