shovel hat

shov·el hat
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shuhv-uh l hat]
    • /ˈʃʌv əl hæt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shuhv-uh l hat]
    • /ˈʃʌv əl hæt/

Definitions of shovel hat words

  • noun shovel hat a hat with a broad brim turned up at the sides and projecting with a shovellike curve in front and behind; worn by some ecclesiastics, chiefly in England. 1
  • noun shovel hat a black felt hat worn by some clergymen, with a brim rolled up to resemble a shovel in shape 0
  • noun shovel hat a stiff, low-crowned hat with a broad brim turned up at the sides, worn by some clergymen 0

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shovel hat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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