Definitions

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  • adjective Wearing a bowler hat

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Examples

  • Mr. Tisseron and others believe that these relatives, who were twins, inspired the bowler-hatted Thompson twins, with their malapropisms, sartorial misfires and social insecurity.

    Tintin & Co.

  • Right there with you on all counts, though you didn't mention my favorite actor in the movie, Tom Waits as the bowler-hatted, junkyard-growling Mr. Nick .....

    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

  • Magritte's chief protagonist was not some decadent dreamer or shaman but an apparently thoroughly bourgeois bowler-hatted businessman, the otherworld doppelganger of the deadpan artist himself.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • At the rear of the set is a small screen that relays video and animation vaguely related to the none-too-clear story line: During the bowler hat shtick, for instance, bowler-hatted cartoon people appear on the screen.

    Creative Cirko De Mente evokes . . . well, it's hard to say

  • The bowler-hatted reserve that had previously characterised the City was replaced by a new breed of traders, hungry to compete for bonuses.

    Big Bang's shockwaves left us with today's big bust

  • The celebration was held at the same Trafalgar Square church where Benenson, a bowler-hatted barrister, slipped away from work in 1961 and sat alone to dream up what has become the world's most renowned human rights organisation.

    Amnesty International marks 50 years of fighting for free speech

  • Chef Ian – clearly from the bowler-hatted section of Northern Ireland – started gibbering with nerves.

    Rewind radio: The Archers; Victoria Derbyshire; Keys and Gray; It's Your Round – review

  • Magritte's chief protagonist was not some decadent dreamer or shaman but an apparently thoroughly bourgeois bowler-hatted businessman, the otherworld doppelganger of the deadpan artist himself.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • The temptation is to account for the success of this anthropomorphic cleaning tool through its eccentric Englishness (it dates from the days when cartoons of bowler-hatted little men advertised flour).

    Can manufacturing fill Britain's economic vacuum?

  • Or that early morning bike ride, where his grinning bandit charms Katharine Ross out of Robert Redford's bed as if he were a bowler-hatted knight on a rickety steed in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

    Paul Newman: A rare breed

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