A covering for the head, especially one with a shaped crown and brim. (noun)
A head covering of distinctive color and shape worn as a symbol of office. (noun)
The office symbolized by the wearing of such a head covering. (noun)
A role or office symbolized by or as if by the wearing of different hats: wears two hats—one as parent and one as corporate executive. (noun)
To supply or cover with a hat. (verb-transitive)
at the drop of a hat At the slightest pretext or provocation. (idiom)
hat in hand In a humble manner; humbly. (idiom)
take (one's) hat off to To respect, admire, or congratulate. (idiom)
talk through (one's) hat To talk nonsense. (idiom)
talk through (one's) hat To bluff. (idiom)
throw To enter a political race as a candidate for office. (idiom)
under (one's) hat As a secret or in confidence: Keep this information under your hat. (idiom)
Examples of word Hat
One of the lower grade wears a very capacious shovel hat, projecting as much in front as behind, and looking very like a double-ended coal-heaver's _hat_.
And, if I say, The boy's hat is _on_ his head, you perceive that _on_ shows the relation between _hat_ and _head_.
(_Goes to table_ B.C. _and takes up_ GEORGE'S _cap in mistake for his hat and is moving towards double-doors when_ GEORGE, _noting this, picks up_ PIM'S _hat from_ L. _of stage where it has been left from previous_ ACT, _and crosses with it to_ PIM.)
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I've been told the hat is my least objectionable quality.