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hat trick

noun

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. 1 :  the retiring of three batsmen with three consecutive balls by a bowler in cricket

  2. 2 :  the scoring of three goals in one game (as of hockey or soccer) by a single player

  3. 3 :  a series of three victories, successes, or related accomplishments <scored a hat trick when her three best steers corralled top honors — People>


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