old hat

adjective

Definition of old hat

  1. 1 :  old-fashioned

  2. 2 :  lacking in freshness :  trite

Examples of old hat in a sentence

  1. I suppose my favorite joke's a bit old hat by now.

  2. Making hit movies is old hat for him.

1911

First Known Use of old hat

1911


OLD HAT Defined for English Language Learners

old hat

adjective

Definition of old hat for English Language Learners

  • : seen or done many times and no longer interesting

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