Associations to the word «Hat»


HAT, noun. A covering for the head, often in the approximate form of a cone or a cylinder closed at its top end, and sometimes having a brim and other decoration.
HAT, noun. (figuratively) A particular role or capacity that a person might fill.
HAT, noun. (figuratively) Any receptacle from which numbers/names are pulled out in a lottery.
HAT, noun. (figuratively) (by extension) The lottery or draw itself.
HAT, noun. (video games) A hat switch.
HAT, noun. (typography) (non-standard) (rare) = háček
HAT, noun. Highest astronomical tide
HAT BLOCK, noun. A block on which hats are formed or dressed.
HAT BLOCKS, noun. Plural of hat block
HAT HAIR, noun. (US) An accidental hairdo resulting from the wearing of a hat.
HAT IN HAND, adverb. (idiomatic) With humility; in an apologetic or self-effacing fashion.
HAT PARADE, noun. A parade in which people all wear hats, especially comical ones.
HAT PARADES, noun. Plural of hat parade
HAT RACK, noun. (US) A piece of furniture used to store hats and clothing on, consisting of a pole with pegs on a moderately broad base; a hatstand.
HAT RACKS, noun. Plural of hat rack
HAT STAND, noun. (UK) Alternative spelling of hatstand
HAT SWITCH, noun. (video games) A control on some joysticks, used to manipulate the point of view.
HAT SWITCHES, noun. Plural of hat switch
HAT TIP, noun. A tip of the hat.
HAT TOURNAMENT, noun. A tournament format for any team sport or game in which the teams are determined by randomly dividing up the participants into appropriately sized groups.
HAT TREE, noun. (US) A hat rack; hatstand.
HAT TREES, noun. Plural of hat tree
HAT TRICK, noun. (cricket) Three wickets taken by a bowler in three consecutive balls.
HAT TRICK, noun. (ice hockey) Three goals scored by one player in a game, usually followed by fans throwing their hats onto the rink.
HAT TRICK, noun. (sports) (by extension) Three achievements in a single game, or similar, such as three consecutive wins.
HAT TRICK, noun. (baseball) (ironic) Striking out three times in one game.
HAT TRICKS, noun. Plural of hat trick

Dictionary definition

HAT, noun. Headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim.
HAT, noun. An informal term for a person's role; "he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly".
HAT, verb. Put on or wear a hat; "He was unsuitably hatted".
HAT, verb. Furnish with a hat.

Wise words

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