Definitions

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  • adj. Having a broad brim.

Etymologies

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broad +‎ brimmed

Examples

  • And a broadbrimmed black hat to keep the sawdust out of your collar.

    mjh's blog — 2009 — January

  • I hiked into palm washes and up unmarked trails, always water, carrying water everywhere, always a hat, wearing a broadbrimmed hat and a neckerchief, and I stood on promontories in punishing sun, stood and looked.

    Excerpt: Point Omega by Don DeLillo

  • The 31-year-old former secretary gives little obvious sign of extravagence, preferring for official occasions conservative pale blue suits with broadbrimmed hats in a style more suited to middle-aged matrons.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They intercepted a ferret wearing a broadbrimmed straw hat and short pants.

    The Time of the Transference

  • Her elocutionary attempts were not quite satisfactory to herself, but she was not to be daunted; and when morning came, she took heart of grace, slung her broadbrimmed hat over her arm, and began her march

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • The orator, squinting at him under his broadbrimmed hat, asked him sternly, what brought him thither and whether he was for the good old cause?

    Candide

  • LYSTER: _ (In quakergrey kneebreeches and broadbrimmed hat, says discreetly) _ He is our friend.

    Ulysses

  • He glanced down at the Quaker clothes he wore, and made a gesture towards the broadbrimmed hat reposing on a footstool near by.

    The Weavers: a tale of England and Egypt of fifty years ago - Volume 2

  • Elder Daniel took off his broadbrimmed hat to cool his forehead and hair, lifting his eyes to the first pale stars that were trembling in the sky, hesitating in silver and then quietly deepening into gold.

    Homespun Tales

  • That garment was a surprise even to Washington, which has long ago ceased to shy at the frocks and broadbrimmed hats of Southern congressmen.

    Sixes and Sevens

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