American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man's hat having a low flat crown and a flexible brim. Also called porkpie hat.
- n. Alternative form of pork pie.
- n. man's hat with a low, flat crown and a snap brim
“Bevel wore a feathered porkpie hat and an uneven beard -- both of which made him look like a member of a lost, dark-skinned Amish tribe.”
“It's an uninspired, cynical and distinctly saggy effort, to be honest, which deserves to sink without a trace, but then again Hugo HUGO! is grouchily handsome and wears a lovely jaunty porkpie hat, so maybe it's actually dead good and deserves all the success it's predicted.”
“Of medium height, stocky, tattooed, unsmiling, with eyes concealed by Wayfarers under a black leather porkpie hat, Rojas was a badass Eastsider.”
“The barbette or porkpie hat was a stiff band of several inches depth that went around the head with a piece of fabric wrapping underthe chin to hold it on.”
“This discomfited some of the Zuccotti inhabitants, aware of anti-Semitism charges against the movement, so an OWSer in an undershirt and porkpie hat poured coffee down the guy's back, who called out to demand his constitutional rights from a bemused-looking senior NYPD official.”
“But after telling a mountain of lies, collecting boatloads of cash and committing a few more murders, Walt now seems about as black as his alter ego Heisenberg's porkpie hat.”
“Young in his later years, wearing trademark porkpie hat.”
“I was a little puzzled by the rice paddies that seem to be planted in the Forest of Arden, but I loved the trees, and I loved the 1930oid costuming -- except for Rosalind's polo shirt and khakis and little porkpie hat, which made her look like a baby Ellen DeGeneres.”
“Harborside's founder and chief executive, Steve DeAngelo, remarkable for his pigtails and porkpie hats, is considering throwing one of them (hat, that is) into the ring.”
“There's the beanie, the porkpie, the beret and the newsboy cap, plus a few dozen others the drummer donned on "Nouvelle Star," the French equivalent of "American Idol," where he was the resident Simon Cowell.”
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