Definition of Borsalino in English:


nounPlural Borsalinos

  • A man's wide-brimmed felt hat.

    • ‘Sporting a natty double-breasted blazer in subdued chocolate and a smooth-looking white Borsalino, Clyde looks just a little well-dressed for a man fresh out of state prison.’
    • ‘It is difficult to imagine smugglers ignoring the conspicuousness of their Borsalinos for decades, but if they did the hat/crime correlation would also be projectable.’
    • ‘The one on the left I'm fairly certain is a narrow-brimmed Borsalino.’
    • ‘If you're looking for something traditional and classy, check out the selection of fine Borsalino hats.’
    • ‘Gianfranco Ferrè has presented a spring/summer 2003 season of enchanting woman, elegant with their Bogart-style Borsalino hats.’


Early 20th century: from the name of the manufacturer.