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high-hat

adjective

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1 being or characteristic of a person who has an offensive air of superiority and tends to ignore or disdain anyone regarded as inferior
  • at the wedding reception the bride's high-hat relatives did their considerable best to ignore us

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2 having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
  • several high-hat society types arrived after we did, but they got seated first

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high-hat

verb

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1 to show contempt for
  • one presidential candidate presents himself as an outsider who has long been high-hatted by the Beltway elite

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2 to deliberately ignore or treat rudely
  • was high-hatted by an old college friend who's now a power player on Wall Street

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high hat

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The first known use of high-hat was in 1885

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“High-hat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/high-hat. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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