broad-brimmed broad-brimmed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of hats) having a broad brim

Usage(s):

  1. I sent to New York for a broad-brimmed hat and a string tie, and at enormous expense trained the local idiot to fan me with a palmetto leaf.
  2. Meanwhile Ethiopia's ousted Emperor had quietly entered the Assembly Hall in tropical white tunic and black cape, having checked his broad-brimmed hat outside.
  3. An Aussie soldier hauled down the Italian flag and hauled up his broad-brimmed hat in its place.

News

  • Let the tabloids blare

    WIMBLEDON, England — On Sunday before another men’s final, the fans in their broad-brimmed hats and sunscreen stopped to take pictures and pay tennis tribute to the bronze statue of Fred Perry, which stands just outside Centre Court at Wimbledon.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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