sou'wester

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sou'·west·er

 (sou-wĕs′tər)
n.
Variant of southwester.

sou'wester

(saʊˈwɛstə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a waterproof hat having a very broad rim behind, worn esp by seamen
[C19: a contraction of southwester]

sou'•west•er

(ˌsaʊˈwɛs tər)

n.
1. a waterproof hat, often of oilskin, having the brim very broad behind and slanted, worn esp. by seamen.
2. an oilskin slicker, fastening with buckles, worn esp. by seamen in rough weather.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sou'wester - a strong wind from the southwest
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
2.sou'wester - waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
Translations

sou'wester

[saʊˈwestəʳ] Nsueste m

sou'wester

[ˌsaʊˈwɛstər] nsuroît m
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