I'll eat my hat

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of I'll eat my hat

informal + old-fashioned
used to say that something will not happen or cannot be true
  • If he wins the election, I'll eat my hat!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. : the 9th letter of the English alphabet

  2. : a graphic representation of this letter

  3. : a speech counterpart of orthographic i

  1. imaginary unit

  1. : the one who is speaking or writing — compare me, mine, my, we

  1. : someone aware of possessing a personal individuality : self

  1. iodine

  1. used as a connective vowel to join word elements especially of Latin origin

my play
  1. : of or relating to me or myself especially as possessor, agent, object of an action, or familiar person

  1. : muscle : muscle and

hat play
  1. : a covering for the head usually having a shaped crown and brim

  2. : a distinctive head covering worn as a symbol of office

  3. : an office, position, or role assumed by or as if by the wearing of a special hat

  1. : to furnish or provide with a hat

  2. : to make or supply hats


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