Meaning of “cowboy hat” in the English Dictionary

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"cowboy hat" in British English

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cowboy hatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkaʊ.bɔɪ ˌhæt/ us /ˈkaʊ.bɔɪ ˌhæt/

Examples from literature

  • He wanted Tracy to get rid of that cowboy hat. 
  • What do you want here? From the side of the shack an orderly appeared, neat, trim and dandified in appearance, from his polished boots to his wide cowboy hat. 

(Definition of “cowboy hat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cowboy hat" in American English

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cowboy hatnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑʊˌbɔɪ ˌhæt/

a hat with a wide, curved brim (= bottom part)

(Definition of “cowboy hat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)