A man wearing a boater.
boater definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a stiff hat of braided straw, with a flat crown and brim
- a person who boats
Origin: boat plush -er: origin, originally worn when boating
boater definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Nautical One that drives or rides in a boat, especially a pleasure craft.
- A stiff straw hat with a flat crown.