tip one's cap/hat

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Definition of tip one's cap/hat 

1 : to touch one's hat or cap or to lift it off one's head as a way of greeting or saying goodbye to someone He tipped his hat to her as she walked past.

2 used informally to say that one admires or respects someone I really have to tip my hat to those people for all their hard work.

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