Word forms "bowler hat":
singular bowler hat plural bowler hatsa hard round black hat, worn especially by businessmen in the past•
Bowler hats are thought of as being typical of civil servants and businessmen in the UK, but in fact they are rarely worn any more and are considered old-fashioned.
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bowler hat — bowler hats N COUNT A bowler hat is a round, hard, black hat with a narrow brim which is worn by men, especially British businessmen. Bowler hats are no longer very common. [mainly BRIT] Syn: bowler (in AM, use derby) … English dictionary
bowler hat — noun count MAINLY BRITISH a DERBY hat … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Bowler hat — Man wearing bowler hat in 1916. The bowler hat, also known as a coke hat, derby (US), billycock or bombin, is a hard felt hat with a rounded crown originally created in 1849 for the English soldier and politician Edward Coke, the younger… … Wikipedia
bowler hat — the discharge, especially prematurely, of an officer from the armed services What was once the standard business headgear replaces the uniform cap: Command in the desert was regarded as an almost certain prelude to a bowler hat.… … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
bowler hat — noun a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim • Syn: ↑bowler, ↑derby hat, ↑derby, ↑plug hat • Hypernyms: ↑hat, ↑chapeau, ↑lid … Useful english dictionary
bowler hat — noun A hard round black felt hat with a narrow brim; no longer commonly worn Syn: bowler, derby … Wiktionary
bowler hat — /boʊlə ˈhæt/ (say bohluh hat) noun → bowler1. –bowler hatted /boʊlə ˈhætəd/ (say bohluh hatuhd), adjective … Australian English dictionary
bowler hat — Cockney Rhyming Slang Chat Let s get together for a bowler … English dialects glossary
bowler hat — derby, round felt hat with a narrow brim (British) … English contemporary dictionary
BOWLER-HAT — … Useful english dictionary