chapeau chapeau

Definition(s):

  • (n) headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

Synonym(s)

lid

Usage(s):

  1. Senator Estes Kefauver, who made the coonskin cap his political trademark, arrived in Paris to find that the chapeau gag had followed him to France.
  2. Only an aquiline nose and a pair of scuffy cheeks peeked out from behind the purdah of colored glasses, gray muffler, and hotel towel anchored Arab-style by a pillbox chapeau.
  3. Veep chides fabled network sound tech for BoSox chapeau in White House photo-op.

News

  • The last straw

    Have you bought your summer chapeau yet morsels? I’m only nagging because I care ­— the sun is just nature’s IOU for wrinkles. Word to the wise: when hat hunting, think broad brims — enough to shade your entire body, with room for a few close friends. I still mourn the loss of my favorite summer straw, a pink sombrero with a brim so hefty I used it to hold a few essentials: sunscreen, lip balm ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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Quotes

  1. "I am considering it," Franklin said in a statement. "It would be hard to part with my chapeau since it was such a crowning moment in history. I would like to smile every time I look back at it and remember what a great moment it was in...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Aretha Franklin Source: DetNews.com

  2. "I think we were more or less all in the same situation," added Schleck. "A big respect to the favourites that they did not want to take advantage of the situation. Chapeau. I was stuck on the ground for a long time. I had no bike, my bike...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Andy Schleck Source: Cycling Weekly

  3. Radio Shack rider Levi Leipheimer said simply, "Chapeau [hat's off] to Chavanel; he was strong, he deserves it."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Levi Leipheimer Source: The Epoch Times

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