Definition of Bowler hat

1. Noun. A felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim.

Exact synonyms: Bowler, Derby, Derby Hat, Plug Hat
Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid



Definition of Bowler hat

1. Noun. A hard round black felt hat with a narrow brim; no longer commonly worn ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowler Hat

bowl out
bowl over
bowl pack
bowlder
bowlderisation
bowlderised
bowlders
bowldery
bowled
bowled out
bowleg
bowlegged
bowlegs
bowler
bowler-hatted
bowler hat (current term)
bowlers
bowless
bowlful
bowlfuls
bowlike
bowline
bowline knot
bowlines
bowling
bowling-green
bowling alley
bowling alleys
bowling average
bowling averages

Literary usage of Bowler hat

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1. We Two in West Africa by Decima Moore Guggisberg, Frederick Gordon Guggisberg (1909)
"bowler hat : " I am glad to see you." GAITERS : " I am glad to see you. ... bowler hat : " I no lie. You say I work here. You go Tarkwa. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"He was wearing a bowler hat; I think he'd forgotten that the Gipsy was open. ... I asked, while the doctor demanded that his bowler hat be handed him. ..."

3. London Side-lights by Clarence Rook (1908)
"Haven't seen you for a long time," says the manager to bowler hat. " You see I'm known and esteemed," says bowler hat, as the manager goes away. ..."

4. Tales of the Revolution by Mikhail Art︠s︡ybashev (1917)
"The man in the bowler hat walked quietly on and passed the policeman without slackening his steps. Apparently he had some business of importance. ..."

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