American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A soft felt hat with a fairly low crown creased lengthwise and a brim that can be turned up or down.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A soft felt hat with a crown creased lengthwise.
- n. a hat made of felt with a creased crown
- This word comes from a 19th century play by Victorien Sardou titled "Fédora". The heroine, Fédora Romanoff, wore a center-creased, soft brimmed hat. The name comes from the Russian Федора (Fedóra), feminine form of Фёдор (Fjódor), from Ancient Greek Θεόδωρος (Theodoros, "gift of god"), derived from θεός (theos, "god") and δῶρον (doron, "gift") (Wiktionary)
- After Fédora, a play by Victorien Sardou. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“On the whole, I wish they treated Harrison Ford with the same understated subtlety the North Korean press reserves for Kim Jong Il. The whip-toting, punch-packing [Ed. Note: Seriously?], snake-hating, globe-trotting archaeologist with a fedora is back on screen in “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” debuting worldwide Thursday, May 22, 2008.”
“McCully's brown fedora is passed down from generation to generation.”
“I was just told by one of my co-workers (a 70-something Jewish woman who absolutely rocks) that my fedora is not creased enough at the front.”
“What we can glean from his audition videos: The fedora is a lie; Michael favors Kangol caps.”
“Hats were popular in the eighties though mostly on girls, so wearing my fedora was a given.”
“Secara default sistem operasi fedora akan menjalankan firewall secara otomatis ketika dinyalakan.”
“Fedoras: Speaking of inappropriate, I can't really think of a situation where a fedora might be a good idea.”
“A fedora is a version of the trilby, distinguished by its wider brim.”
“The fedora is another classic that's relatively easy to come by.”
“Implementation example: A fedora is a (type of) hat.”
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