Simple Definition of hat trick
: three goals scored by one player in a game of ice hockey, soccer, etc.
Full Definition of hat trick
1 : the retiring of three batsmen with three consecutive balls by a bowler in cricket
2 : the scoring of three goals in one game (as of hockey or soccer) by a single player
3 : a series of three victories, successes, or related accomplishments <scored a hat trick when her three best steers corralled top honors — People>
Origin of hat trick
probably from the former practice of rewarding the feat with the gift of a hat
First Known Use: 1877
Rhymes with hat trick
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