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top hat

noun

Simple Definition of top hat

  • : a tall, usually black hat that is worn by men on very formal occasions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of top hat

  1. :  a tall-crowned hat usually of beaver or silk

Examples of top hat in a sentence

  1. He wore a top hat and tails.



1879

First Known Use of top hat

1879


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