flat-hat

verb
\ ˈflat-ˌhat How to pronounce flat-hat (audio) \
flat-hatted; flat-hatting; flat-hats

Definition of flat-hat

intransitive verb

: to fly low in an airplane in a reckless manner : hedgehop

Other Words from flat-hat

flat-hatter \ ˈflat-​ˌha-​tər How to pronounce flat-hat (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of flat-hat

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flat-hat

from an alleged incident in which a pedestrian's hat was crushed by a low-flying plane

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“Flat-hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flat-hat. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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