high-hat

adjective \ ˈhī-ˈhat \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of high-hat

high-hat

transitive verb

First Known Use of high-hat

1924


high hat

noun

Definition of high hat

1 :1beaver 2
2 or hi-hat play \ˈhī-ˈhat\ :a pair of cymbals operated by a foot pedal

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First Known Use of high hat

1885



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