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English definition of “straw boater”

straw boater

noun [C] uk   us  
a stiff hat with a flat top and wide, straight brim, traditionally worn in a boat on a river to protect the wearer from the sunThings worn to cover the head, face or neck
(Definition of straw boater from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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