balaclava

balaclava

/ˌbɑɫɑˈkɫɑvɑ/
noun
a warm and close-fitting hat, usually woolen, covering the whole neck and head except for the eyes

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Balmoral

Balmoral

/bæɫˈmɔɹəɫ/
noun
a round hat without a brim, often with a cockade or ribbons attached, traditionally worn by Scottish soldiers as part of their uniform

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beanie

beanie

/bˈiːni/
noun
a small round hat that fits tightly to the head

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bearskin

bearskin

/bˈɛɹskɪn/
noun
a military hat made of black fur that is tall and is worn by some British soldiers on special ceremonies

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beret

beret

/ˈbɛɹeɪt/, /ˈbɛɹət/
noun
a soft and round cap that is flat and has no brim, usually made of wool or crocheted cotton

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boater

boater

/bˈoʊɾɚ/
noun
a round hat with a wide brim and a flat top, made of straw that is worn under the sun

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bobble hat

bobble hat

/bˈɑːbəl hˈæt/
noun
a woolen hat that fits the head tightly with a fluffy ball on top for decoration, called a bobble

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bonnet

bonnet

/ˈbɑnət/
noun
a hat with strings tied under the chin, worn by women or children, especially in the past

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bowler

bowler

/ˈboʊɫɝ/
noun
a man's hat made of hard felt with a curved brim and dome-shaped top

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brim

brim

/ˈbɹɪm/
noun
the edge of a hat that sticks out from the base

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busby

busby

/ˈbəzbi/
noun
a tall military hat made of black fur that is worn by some British soldiers on special ceremonies

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cap

cap

/ˈkæp/
noun
a type of soft flat hat with a visor, typically worn by men and boys, often as part of a uniform

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cloche

cloche

/klˈɑːʃ/
noun
a bell-shaped hat for women that fits tightly

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cowboy hat

cowboy hat

/kˈaʊbɔɪ hˈæt/
noun
a hat with a wide brim and soft high crown, worn by cowboys

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crash helmet

crash helmet

/kɹˈæʃ hˈɛlmɪt/
noun
a hard round headgear with a visor that covers the face, worn to protect the head while riding a bike or driving a car

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derby

derby

/ˈdɝbi/
noun
a man's hat made of hard felt with a curved brim and dome-shaped top

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dunce cap

dunce cap

/dˈʌns kˈæp/
noun
a paper cone that was formerly given to a child considered to be a slow learner in the schools, as a form of punishment

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fedora

fedora

/fɪˈdɔɹə/
noun
a soft felt hat with a wide brim and a crown that is pushed inward

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fez

fez

/ˈfɛz/
noun
a small conical red hat with a flat top, a tassel and no brim worn by men in some Muslim countries

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glengarry

glengarry

/ˌɡɫɛnˈɡɛɹi/
noun
a woolen boat-shaped cap with no brim and two ribbons at the back, decorated with a cockade, originally worn as a part of the traditional Scottish Highland dress

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hat

hat

/ˈhæt/
noun
a piece of clothing often with a brim that we wear on our heads, for warmth, as a fashion item or as part of a uniform

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headgear

headgear

/ˈhɛdˌɡɪɹ/
noun
any item of clothing that covers the head, such as a hat, helmet, etc.

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helmet

helmet

/ˈhɛɫmət/
noun
a hard hat worn by soldiers, bikers, etc. for protection

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homburg

homburg

/ˈhɑmbɝɡ/
noun
a semi-formal felt hat with a narrow curled brim, a single dent on the crown and a silk band, worn by men

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miter

miter

/ˈmaɪtɝ/
noun
a tall pointed headdress worn by bishops and senior abbots as a symbol of authority and position during some ceremonies

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mortarboard

mortarboard

/mˈɔːɹɾɑːɹbˌoːɹd/
noun
a black cap with a stiff square top and a tassel, worn as a sign of academic achievement

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panama

panama

/ˈpænəˌmɑ/
noun
a man's hat with a wide brim, originally made from the leaves of palm trees in Ecuador

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pith helmet

pith helmet

/pˈɪθ hˈɛlmɪt/
noun
a lightweight hat made of the dried pith of the sola, worn in very hot countries to keep the head protected against the sun

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porkpie hat

porkpie hat

/pˈoːɹkpaɪ hˈæt/
noun
a flat top hat with a telescoped crown and a brim curled up all the way round

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skid lid

skid lid

/skˈɪd lˈɪd/
noun
a hard protective headgear that is worn as protection, while on a bicycle, skateboard, etc.

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sola topi

sola topi

/sˈoʊlə tˈoʊpi/
noun
a lightweight hat made of the dried pith of the sola, worn in India to keep the head protected against the sun

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sombrero

sombrero

/sɑmˈbɹɛɹoʊ/
noun
a felt or straw hat with a wide brim and a tall crown, typically worn by Mexican men

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souwester

souwester

/sˈaʊwɛstɚ/
noun
a hat with a long wide brim, which is longer at the back, worn as protection against rain or wind

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Stetson

Stetson

/stˈɛtsən/
noun
(trademark) a tall felt hat with a wide brim, usually worn by the American cowboys in the western parts

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sun hat

sun hat

/sˈʌn hˈæt/
noun
a hat with a broad edge that protects the head and the neck from the sun

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tam-o'-shanter

tam-o'-shanter

/tˈæmˈoʊʃˈæntɚ/
noun
a traditional woolen Scottish bonnet with a pom-pom in the middle, worn by men

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tarboosh

tarboosh

/tˈɑːɹbuːʃ/
noun
a small conical red hat with a flat top, a tassel and no brim worn by men in some Muslim countries

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ten-gallon hat

ten-gallon hat

/tˈɛnɡˈælən hˈæt/
noun
a high-crowned hat with a broad brim, worn especially by American cowboys

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topee

topee

/tˈoʊpiː/
noun
a lightweight hat made of the dried pith of the sola, worn in very hot countries to keep the head protected against the sun

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top hat

top hat

/tˈɑːp hˈæt/
noun
a tall flat-topped hat made by silk with a narrow brim, worn by men on formal occasions

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topi

topi

/tˈoʊpi/
noun
a lightweight hat made of the dried pith of the sola, worn in very hot countries to keep the head protected against the sun

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toque

toque

/tˈoʊk/
noun
a small close-fitting hat for women that has no brim

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headscarf

headscarf

/hˈɛdskɑːɹf/
noun
a square piece of fabric used for covering the head and knotted under the chin, especially by women

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niqab

niqab

/nˈɪkæb/
noun
a veil that covers the face except the eyes, worn by some Muslim women in public

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hijab

hijab

/hˈaɪdʒæb/
noun
a religious piece of clothing, worn by some Muslim women in public, covering the head and neck

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straw hat

straw hat

/stɹˈɔː hˈæt/
noun
a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown

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headwrap

headwrap

/hɛdræp/
noun
*** a head covering made from or looking like a piece of cloth wrapped around the head and fastened, traditionally worn in many African cultures

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ski hat

ski hat

/skiː hæt/
noun
*** A close-fitting knitted or crocheted cap having no brim or a brim that is folded up to create an extra layer of fabric for warmth

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trilby

trilby

/ˈtɹɪɫbi/
noun
a felt hat with a narrow brim and an indented top

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tuque

tuque

/tˈuːk/
noun
a close-fitting knitted stocking cap

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turban

turban

/ˈtɝbən/
noun
a long piece of silk or cotton that is wound tightly around the head, worn as a headdress by Muslim, Sikh or Hindu men

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visor

visor

/ˈvaɪzɝ/
noun
a piece of plastic or other material that is worn on the head with a band in order to protect the eyes from the sun

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nightcap

nightcap

/nˈaɪtkæp/
noun
a soft hat that people used to wear in bed

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cloth cap

cloth cap

/klˈɔθ kˈæp/
noun
a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak

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fur hat

fur hat

/fˈɜː hˈæt/
noun
a hat made of fur

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headdress

headdress

/ˈhɛˌdɹɛs/
noun
clothing for the head

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chef's hat

chef's hat

/ʃɛfz hat/
noun
*** the traditional tall, white, pleated chef's hat is officially referred to as a toque, which is the Arabic word for hat

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bucket hat

bucket hat

/bʌkɪt hæt/
noun
***a simple soft cloth hat with a brim

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stocking cap

stocking cap

/stˈɑːkɪŋ kˈæp/
noun
a close-fitting woolen cap; often has a tapering tail with a tassel

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watch cap

watch cap

/wˈɑːtʃ kˈæp/
noun
a knitted dark blue wool cap worn by seamen in cold or stormy weather

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