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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fi-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh]
    • /fɪˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə/
    • /fəˈdɔː.rə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh]
    • /fɪˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə/

Definitions of fedora word

  • noun fedora a soft felt hat with a curled brim, worn with the crown creased lengthwise. 1
  • noun fedora A low, soft felt hat with a curled brim and the crown creased lengthwise. 1
  • noun Technical meaning of fedora (operating system, project)   An open source project, sponsored by Red Hat, Inc., and potentially feeding into their products. 1
  • countable noun fedora A fedora is a type of hat which has a brim and is made from a soft material such as velvet. 0
  • noun fedora a soft felt or velvet medium-brimmed hat, usually with a band 0
  • noun fedora a man's soft, felt hat with the crown creased lengthwise and a somewhat curved brim 0

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Origin of fedora

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
1885-90, Americanism; said to be named after Fédora, play by Victorien Sardou (1831-1908)

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Parts of speech for Fedora


fedora popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fedora usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fedora

noun fedora

  • helmet — any of various forms of protective head covering worn by soldiers, firefighters, divers, cyclists, etc.
  • lid — a removable or hinged cover for closing the opening, usually at the top, of a pot, jar, trunk, etc.; a movable cover.
  • straw — a single stalk or stem, especially of certain species of grain, chiefly wheat, rye, oats, and barley.
  • bucket — A bucket is a round metal or plastic container with a handle attached to its sides. Buckets are often used for holding and carrying water.
  • bonnet — The bonnet of a car is the metal cover over the engine at the front.

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