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A hat having a low flat crown and a flexible, narrow brim. Also called porkpie hat.


(ˈpɔrkˌpaɪ, ˈpoʊrk-)

a snap-brimmed hat with a round, flat crown, usu. made of felt.
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Noun1.porkpie - man's hat with a low, flat crown and a snap brim
snap-brim hat - a hat with a snap brim
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