hard hat

noun \ usually -ˈhat for sense 1 and , -ˌhat for senses 1b and 2 \

Definition of hard hat

1 a :a protective hat made of rigid material (such as metal or fiberglass) and worn especially by construction workers
b :a construction worker
2 :a conservative who is intolerant of opposing views

First Known Use of hard hat

15th century


HARD HAT Defined for English Language Learners

hard hat

noun

Definition of hard hat for English Language Learners

  • : a hat that is worn by workers at a building site to protect their heads from falling objects


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