deerstalker


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deer·stalk·er

 (dîr′stô′kər)
n.
A tight-fitting hat with visors in the front and back, originally worn by hunters.

deerstalker

(ˈdɪəˌstɔːkə)
n
1. (Hunting) Also called: stalker a person who stalks deer, esp in order to shoot them
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a hat, peaked in front and behind, with earflaps usually turned up and tied together on the top
ˈdeerˌstalking adj, n

deer•stalk•er

(ˈdɪərˌstɔ kər)

n.
a close-fitting cap with a visor in front and back and earflaps usu. tied at the crown.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deerstalker - a tight-fitting hat with visors front and backdeerstalker - a tight-fitting hat with visors front and back; formerly worn by hunters
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
Translations

deerstalker

[ˈdɪəˌstɔːkəʳ] N
1. (= person) → cazador m de ciervos al acecho
2. (= hat) → gorro m de cazador

deerstalker

[ˈdɪərstɔːkər] n (= hat) → casquette f à la Sherlock Holmes

deerstalker

[ˈdɪəˌstɔːkəʳ] n (hat) → berretto da cacciatore
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