What is another word for topee?

Pronunciation: [tˈə͡ʊpiː] (IPA)

Topee is a British term for a lightweight, brimmed hat worn in hot climates. However, there are different words used for the same article of clothing around the world. In India, it is known as a pith helmet, while in France, it is called a colonial. The hat is also sometimes called a sun helmet or safari hat. In South Africa, it is referred to as a kharkee or kubra, while Australians call it an outback hat. The topee is a versatile and practical hat that has been adopted by many cultures and has evolved to suit various needs. Regardless of the name, it remains a great way to protect oneself from the sun and stay cool in hot weather.

Synonyms for Topee:

What are the hypernyms for Topee?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Topee

I've a new topee to charge against one or other of the Viceroys or Government-General Pretyman hardly looked his name-and during the rest of the function of the return from the Bundar of Lord Minto and his retainers, you could tell by his grey speckled side what position in the preceding function a spectator had occupied.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
This arrangement looked like a fair sized table decoration, a conspicuous man in a topee with a gun at one end, and a black white-turbaned native at the other.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
You must get a topee this afternoon.
"Jan and Her Job"
L. Allen Harker

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