Definition of porkpie hat in English:

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porkpie hat

Pronunciation: /ˌpôrkpī ˈhat/


A hat with a flat crown and a brim turned up all around.
Example sentences
  • A pork-pie hat is perched on the back of his head and he has a purple cashmere scarf about his neck, perfectly complementing his indigo suit and dramatically offsetting his burnished skin.
  • He was screaming at him, punching him, whipping him with his pork-pie hat, kicking him in shins; he had to be dragged off him.
  • The crowds at Royal Birkdale warmed to the 34-year-old Taiwanese player and his distinctive pork-pie hat.

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Syllabification: pork·pie hat

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