Definition of ten-gallon hat in English:

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ten-gallon hat

Pronunciation: /ˈten ˈˌɡalən ˈhat/


A large, broad-brimmed hat, traditionally worn by cowboys.
Example sentences
  • Get on your ten-gallon hat and your cowboy boots for a night of good ol' honky-tonk.
  • We say goodbye to the cowboy in the ten-gallon hat and leave.
  • He is given to bright red neckties and ten-gallon hats.

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Syllabification: ten-gal·lon hat

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