View definitions for high-hat


adjective as in holier-than-thou

noun as in top hat

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Example Sentences

Now try to imagine the song with the high-hat closed through the verse.

Ringo kept the high-hat open most of the time in those early songs.

He had already seen the one about how the kids put dynamite in the Captain's high hat.

There is also a hat to go with the evening costume—a high hat, which crushes in.

Already the boy could take a pair of rabbits out of a high hat, or change a bunch of carrots into a bowl of goldfish.

Mr. Lloyd George was just behind him, for once wearing the conventional high hat instead of his usual felt.

A shabbily-genteel individual, with a red nose and an old high hat, was sipping a quiet glass of ale alone at one end of the bar.


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On this page you'll find 187 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-hat, such as: condescending, derisive, disdainful, disrespectful, haughty, and insulting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.