fedora vs homburg what difference

what is difference between fedora and homburg

English

Etymology

This word comes from a 19th-century play by Victorien Sardou titled Fédora. The heroine, Fédora Romazov, wore a center-creased, soft brimmed hat. The name comes from the Russian Федо́ра (Fedóra), feminine form of Фёдор (Fjódor), from Ancient Greek Θεόδωρος (Theódōros, gift of god), derived from θεός (theós, god) and δῶρον (dôron, gift)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fɪˈdɔːɹə/
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /fəˈdɔɹə/

Noun

fedora (plural fedoras)

  1. A felt hat with a fairly low, creased crown with a brim that can be turned up or down.

Translations

References

  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “fedora”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
  • fedora at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Afro-ed, Afroed, afro-ed, afroed, for’ead

Spanish

Noun

fedora m (plural fedoras)

  1. fedora (hat)

Swedish

Noun

fedora c

  1. fedora

Declension


English

Noun

homburg (plural homburgs)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Homburg
    • 1953 April 27, A Hat for Akihito, Life, page 62,
      But Akihito, wearing an outsized black homburg, appeared on Canada′s railroad station platforms, talked with strangers in fluent English, rode in a locomotive cab.
    • 1982, Shirley Miles O′Donnol, American Costume, 1915-1970: A Source Book for the Stage Costumer, 1989, page 182,
      For evening wear, a black, dark gray, or midnight blue homburg hat was appropriate. With formal evening attire of white tie and tails, a black silk top hat was worn. For daytime, a derby or homburg might be worn.

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