tin hat

noun

Definition of tin hat

: a metal helmet

Examples of tin hat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web View Sample Sign Up Now While there’s been no alien spotting at the Area 51 raid yet, there’s been plenty of reactions to this tin hat. Cady Lang, Time, "Area 51 Raid But Make It Fashion: It Takes a Lot to Stand Out at Alien-Themed Festival But This Guy's Tin Foil Hat Is Working," 20 Sep. 2019 This also allowed tin hat lunatics to formulate fresh theories about a potential poisoning the night before the final. SI.com, "Ronaldo's 1998 Seizure & World Cup Final Appearance Remains One of Football's Greatest Mysteries," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of tin hat

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Tin hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tin%20hat. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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