- the distinctive head covering of a cardinal.
- the office or dignity of a cardinal.Compare red hat.
Idioms about hat
Origin of hat
OTHER WORDS FROM hathatless, adjectivehat·less·ness, nounhatlike, adjective
Words nearby hat
How to use hat in a sentence
Adjusting to changes at the drop of a hat is common in most kitchens, but it’s something Rivera was used to well before he started working in restaurants.
Decades after her stint in Scandinavia, she still watched Ingmar Bergman films without the subtitles — and wore a small top hat, conferred on her along with an honorary doctorate by the University of Lund, to academic occasions.
For a fleeting moment, I was Jackie Kennedy sans the pink Chanel suit and matching pillbox hat.
Don’t buy GOODYEAR TIRES – They announced a BAN ON MAGA HATS.Trump’s call for a Goodyear boycott might mean new tires for the presidential limo|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 20, 2020|Fortune
In high school, we began knitting, starting with sweaters and hats.
Stetson returned east in 1865 and created his own hat company, which produced high-quality hats made for outdoor use.
Based on the hat he had created for himself, Stetson made a version called “The Boss of the Plains.”
While panning for gold, he made himself a large hat from the hides he had collected on his trip.
John B. Stetson was born in 1830 in New Jersey, the son of a hat maker.
A gifted marketer, he sent samples of the hat to merchandisers all over the West, asking for a minimum order of a dozen.
Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
"I hope you don't think I speak always to strangers, like that," said the girl in the rose hat.
Afterwards we saw you once or twice at tea at the Ritz, and you took off your hat, so you must have remembered then.
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for hat
- any of various head coverings, esp one with a brim and a shaped crown
- (in combination)hatrack
- my word! my goodness!
- as if by magic
- at random
- to talk foolishly
- to deceive or bluff
Derived forms of hathatless, adjectivehatlike, adjective
Word Origin for hat
Other Idioms and Phrases with hat
In addition to the idioms beginning with hat
- hate someone's guts
- hat in hand
- hat in the ring
- hats off to
- hat trick
- at the drop of a hat
- brass hat
- eat one's hat
- hang on to your hat
- hang up (one's hat)
- hard hat
- hats off to
- keep under one's hat
- knock into a cocked hat
- pass the hat
- pull out of a hat
- take one's hat off to
- talk through one's hat
- throw one's hat in the ring
- wear another hat
Also see undercap.