First Known Use of high-hat
Synonymsaristocratic, elitist, high-hat, persnickety, potty, ritzy, snobby, snooty, snotty, toffee-nosed [chiefly British]
Antonymshumble, lowly, modest, unarrogant, unpretentious
Related Wordsaloof, arrogant, bumptious, haughty, high-and-mighty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-handed, hoity-toity, huffish, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presumptuous, pretentious, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also topliftical), uppity; biggety (or biggity) [Southern & Midland], bigheaded, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), prideful, self-conceited, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swelled-headed, swellheaded
Near Antonymsdemocratic, egalitarian; egoless, humble, modest, unpretentious; antielitist, antisnob
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Marshmello’s influence can be heard in the song through subtle trap elements, like the triple high hats buzzing beneath the smoky atmosphere.
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First Known Use of high hat
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