verb (used with object), high-hat·ted, high-hat·ting.
to snub or treat condescendingly.
snobbish; disdainful; haughty.
Origin of high-hat
First recorded in 1915–20; v., adj. use of high hat
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informal snobbish and arrogant
verb -hats, -hatting or -hatted (tr)
informal, mainly US and Canadian to treat in a snobbish or offhand way
informal a snobbish person
two facing brass cymbals triggered by means of a foot pedal
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