Meaning of “deerstalker” in the English Dictionary

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"deerstalker" in British English

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deerstalkernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɪəˌstɔː.kər/ us /ˈdɪrˌstɑː.kɚ/

a soft hat with two peaks (= flat curved parts that stick out), one at the back and one at the front, and coverings for the ears that are usually worn turned up:

Sherlock Holmes's deerstalker

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