- the distinctive head covering of a cardinal.
- the office or dignity of a cardinal.Compare red hat.
verb (used with object), hat·ted, hat·ting.
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Idioms for hat
Origin of hat
OTHER WORDS FROM hathatless, adjectivehat·less·ness, nounhatlike, adjective
Words nearby hat
Example sentences from the Web for hat
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.
Just another example of a guy in a John B. Stetson hat saving the day.
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.”
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.
A gentleman seated on the roof appeared to recognise her—at least, he took his hat off as he passed.
His hat was jammed on to his head and had been almost smashed in the jamming.Ayala's Angel|Anthony Trollope
His hat was off before he opened the door; his comforter too.A Christmas Carol|Charles Dickens
So saying, he clapped his hat upon his head and walked out of the cabin.By order of the company|Mary Johnston
He added no more; but took his hat and sword, and went out of the room.The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless|Eliza Haywood
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
verb hats, hatting or hatted
Derived forms of hathatless, adjectivehatlike, adjective
Word Origin for hat
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.