- n. Alternative form of Homburg.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A felt hat with a crown that is creased lengthwise, and a brim that is slightly curled upward at the edge.
- n. a hat made of felt with a creased crown
“After Luke Voyles of Fisk and Elizabeth Campbell of Centerville eventually misspelled a word, Summer Johnston of Advance accurately spelled 'homburg' to take first place.”
“I went over there decked out in a cashmere coat, homburg and a long cigar.”
“I'm looking at the last homburg in south-east London, perhaps in western Europe.”
“Not always in a black homburg? sometimes in a brown trilby.”
“In all the years I've spent imagining myself into the heads of characters in plays and novels I've never really tried to feel what it was like to be that rather striking real character in the homburg hat.”
“Notwithstanding Clegg's reassuring 1950s cardigan-model looks, I doubt that any significant part of the seething electorate naturally supports the Liberal Party which has no more connection with the zeitgeist than Jeremy Thorpe's homburg or Gladstone's bag.”
“Chase, dressed for once like everyone else in a dark coat and pants, his homburg pulled low over his forehead.”
“The shiver of death walked over barmaid Mehalah Mussett's grave at the two 6'5 yanks, wearing dark glasses and homburg hats, their fat trigger fingers twitching expectantly, stood in the lounge bar waiting to be served.”
“Mr. Steward (Frank Langella) is a pip: a distinguished older gentleman in a homburg and cashmere coat, who happens to be missing a large chunk of his face.”
“With crowds and cameras, he was a ham — kissing babies and trading his homburg for a unionized longshoreman's cap.”
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More words for intermediate and advanced spellers.
manners of hat - some vague, many trite, some not
drop of a hat, talk through (one..., take off (ones) hat, throw in hat, under (ones) hat, hat in hand, hats off, chit-chat, crosshatch, all hat and no ca..., cat in the hat co..., pass the hat around and 52 more...
Place names that have entered general speech. Toponyms that interest me in other ways are on Place Names Of Distinction
Words culled from Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.
Everything hats,things with hoods,hoods,scarves,crowns,useful
adjectival forms,hat expressions,
NB: this list being not limited to haberdashery in the strictest sense, but also including items of the milliner's trade, the mercer's trade, and the tailor's trade, it is to be noted that I just r...
need to learn these words!!!!!!!!
Looking for tweets for homburg.