high-hat

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

high-hat (comparative more high-hat, superlative most high-hat)

  1. disdainful; haughty

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

high-hat (plural high-hats)

  1. (slang) A person claiming to be superior.

Verb[edit]

high-hat

  1. (transitive) To snub or treat condescendingly.
    • 1934, Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance, 1992 Bantam edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 139:
      I don't high-hat technical words, because I know there a lot of things that can't be said any other way, but the doctor's lengthy explanation simply boiled down to this, that [] .