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 (tō-pē′, tō′pē)
Variant of topi1.
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(ˈtəʊpiː; -pɪ) or


n, pl -pees or -pis
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for pith helmet
[C19: from Hindi topī hat]
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or to•pee

(toʊˈpi, ˈtoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis or -pees.
(in India) a pith helmet.
[1825–35; < Hindi ṭopī hat]


(ˈtoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis.
an antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of E central Africa, having bluish black and yellow markings.
[1905–10; perhaps < Swahili]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topee - a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the suntopee - a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
sun hat, sunhat - a hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun
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قُبَّعَةٌ من الفَلّين
tropu cepure


[ˈtəʊpiː] Nsalacot m
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nTropenhelm m
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(ˈtəupi) , ((American) touˈpi:) noun
a helmet-like hat worn in hot countries as protection against the sun.
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This was a reverse of the supreme result, with Mr Clare's Holstein leader Hawkmoor Topee 92 tapped out as reserve.
They would have been wearing 'sola topee' which would have protected their eyes from the intense glare of the sun as well as the hot winds that lash disconcertingly on the face.
The soldier home on leave from the Far East, would take to Hobson-Jobson, waiting for his tiffin, as he placed his solah topee on the table while his friend, poured the tea and acted as char wallah.
The first is Gustav Bauernfeind's A Street Scene, Damascus, in which he painted himself in a solar topee, trying to sketch, but drawing bothersome attention from passersby.
Instead, he indulges in descriptions of imagined scenarios and has frequent recourse to sentence constructions along the lines of the following, purportedly describing Spencer standing on the cliffs above Lameroo Beach, surveying the site of his projected Aboriginal compound: 'He would have carried a cane and worn a tropical topee'.
You could be hacking your way through the jungles of Papua New Guinea, machete a blur, when up will pop Herbert in his solar topee and flog you a Group 1 winner.
She would service her Leopard Moth plane wearing shorts in summer and overalls in winter along with a topee which she claimed was the most practical headgear to wear in the heat.
John Peel, the British Resident of Brunei, immaculate in a white suit and topee, as befitted an able young representative of the old British Raj which is gradually disappearing from the East.
street with all its characters (the live Topee becomes the fictional