High-hat



[hahy-hat] /ˈhaɪˈhæt/ Informal.

verb (used with object), high-hatted, high-hatting.
1.
to snub or treat condescendingly.
adjective
2.
snobbish; disdainful; haughty.
noun
1.
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2.
Slang. .
3.
a set of high-hat cymbals.
adjective
1.
(informal) snobbish and arrogant
verb (transitive) -hats, -hatting, -hatted
2.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) to treat in a snobbish or offhand way
noun
3.
(informal) a snobbish person
4.
two facing brass cymbals triggered by means of a foot pedal
noun
1.
another name for top hat
n.

1889, “tall hat;” also used synechdochically for men who wear such hats; figurative meaning “swelled head” is from 1923. Drum set sense is from 1934.

adjective

(also high-hatty): his high-hat posturings/ high-hatty pretentions (1925+)

noun

verb

: How come you’re high-hatting me, old buddy? (1925+)

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