pork pie (hat)pork pie [hat]
a man's soft hat with a round, flat, low crown and a narrow brim, usually worn slightly flipped up: also written pork′pie·
Origin of pork pie (hat)so named from its shape
(plural pork pie hats)
- A flat-topped, round, man's hat popular with musicians of jazz, blues, ska. Made famous by the actor Buster Keaton, and by the jazz musician Lester Young. So called for its similarity in appearance to a traditional pork pie.