bad hat

noun

Definition of bad hat

slang, British
: a disreputable dissolute person : bad egg the man is a bad hat, a swindler or worse— Joyce Cary

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First Known Use of bad hat

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Bad hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bad%20hat. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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