high-hat[ hahy-hat ]SEE DEFINITION OF high-hat
Synonyms for high-hat
- putting on airs
Antonyms for high-hat
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIGH-HAT
Listen, babe, don't get high-hat with me or I'll slap you down.
I don't see why we have to be so high-hat about Jews and Catholics.
And all this high-hat cockiness aint going to do you one little bit of good.
If he high-hats you with his success I'll tell him that you've sold a drawing to the New Yorker and you can high-hat him back.
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.