porkpie hat


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porkpie hat

(ˈpɔːkˌpaɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a hat with a round flat crown and a brim that can be turned up or down
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Noun1.porkpie hat - 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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