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1hat

noun \ˈhat\

: a covering for the head that often has a brim and a rounded or flat top

Full Definition of HAT

1
:  a covering for the head usually having a shaped crown and brim
2
a :  a distinctive head covering worn as a symbol of office
b :  an office, position, or role assumed by or as if by the wearing of a special hat <wore many hats in her career>
hat·less \-ləs\ adjective
under one's hat
:  not disclosed <kept the news under his hat>

Examples of HAT

  1. <in those days, no properly dressed person left home without a hat>

Origin of HAT

Middle English, from Old English hæt; akin to Old High German huot head covering — more at hood
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

2hat

verb
hat·tedhat·ting

Definition of HAT

transitive verb
:  to furnish or provide with a hat
intransitive verb
:  to make or supply hats

First Known Use of HAT

15th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator
HATTING Defined for Kids

hat

noun \ˈhat\

Definition of HAT for Kids

:  a covering for the head having a crown and usually a brim

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