Definition of ten-gallon hat in English: ten-gallon hat
noun A large, broad-brimmed hat, traditionally worn by cowboys.
Example sentences
‘You'll see people in blue jeans and cowboy boots wearing ten-gallon hats.’ ‘As customers stepped up to the long bar, cow punchers wearing ten-gallon hats served them drinks.’ ‘He is given to bright red neckties and ten-gallon hats.’ ‘Get on your ten-gallon hat and your cowboy boots for a night of good ol' honky-tonk.’ ‘Putting on boots and a ten-gallon hat can make you into a cowboy.’ ‘We make fun of their ten-gallon hats.’ ‘He often turned up for work in a ten-gallon hat.’ ‘We say goodbye to the cowboy in the ten-gallon hat and leave.’ ‘One of them had a big ten-gallon hat, such as those seen in western movies.’ ‘All you need is a six-shooter and a ten-gallon hat.’ ‘His dusty shirt was offset by a dull leather vest, and a broad, ten-gallon hat sat atop his bushy hair.’ ‘Cowboy-themed shops lure you inside with western art, animal photographs and tasteful ten-gallon hats.’ ‘The sheriff wore an oversized ten-gallon hat.’ ‘The boy beside him wore a black ten-gallon hat with snakeskin boots.’ ‘The cover showed him in a white ten-gallon hat.’ ‘He ignored the sweat pouring from beneath the brim of his freshly purchased ten-gallon hat.’ ‘They identified his ten-gallon hat with the macho mystique of the Wild West.’ ‘Choose your ten-gallon hat - white or black - and prepare to have a great time.’ ‘He regularly boasts about his wealth and extravagant lifestyle, symbolized by his ten-gallon hat and limousine.’ Pronunciation:
ten-gallon hat /ˈten ˈˌɡalən ˈhat/