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old hat

adjective

Simple Definition of old hat

  • : seen or done many times and no longer interesting

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of old hat

  1. 1 :  old-fashioned

  2. 2 :  lacking in freshness :  trite

Examples of old hat in a sentence

  1. I suppose my favorite joke's a bit old hat by now.

  2. Making hit movies is old hat for him.



1911

First Known Use of old hat

1911


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