variants or 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

Word History

Etymology

from the former fashion of wearing straw hats in summer

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of straw-hat was in 1935

Dictionary Entries Near straw-hat

Cite this Entry

“Straw-hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straw-hat. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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