Dictionary

flat–hat

verb \ˈflat-ˌhat\

Definition of FLAT-HAT

intransitive verb
:  to fly low in an airplane in a reckless manner :  hedgehop
flat–hat·ter noun

Origin of FLAT-HAT

from an alleged incident in which a pedestrian's hat was crushed by a low-flying plane
First Known Use: 1940

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

airway, apron, corridor, dirigible, fishtail, vector

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: FlatheadPrevious Word in the Dictionary: flat grain beetleAll Words Near: flat-hat
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears