tip of the hat

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English[edit]

A tip o' the hat (US President Calvin Coolidge, 1924).
hat tip whilst dancing

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tip of the hat (plural tips of the hat)

  1. (idiomatic) A gesture of acknowledgement; often, an expression of gratitude; originally by doffing one's hat.
    Synonyms: hat tip, tip of the Stetson

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