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hard hat

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a hat made of a hard material for protection, worn esp by construction workers, equestrians, etc
2. (Building) informal chiefly US and Canadian a construction worker
adj
informal chiefly US characteristic of the presumed conservative attitudes and prejudices typified by construction workers

hard′ hat`

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n.
1. a protective helmet of metal or plastic, esp. as worn by construction or factory workers.
2. a construction worker, esp. a member of a construction workers' union.
3. Informal. a working-class conservative.
[1960–65]
hard′-hat`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hard hat - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.hard hat - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
2.hard hat - a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workershard hat - a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
helmet - a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
Translations

hard hat

n (for worker) → casco; (for horse rider) → cap m inv

hard hat

n casco (protector)
References in classic literature ?
With troubled eyes he looked for his round, hard hat, and put it on his round head.
The construction and facilities services employees of EMCOR Services New England Mechanical (NEMSI) in Vernon, CT will also wear Pink Hard Hats in a "call to action" of a different sort 164 of its employees and clients will wear Pink Hard Hats during that company's annual golf tournament, "driving" the message of EMCOR's "Protect Yourself" campaign to millions of women and men.
3 Hard hats airline size 1, green (khaki-matte) with plug "2 x JACK" - 3 (three) sets.
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THE BIG DIG: Sons of Shankly supporters put on high-visibility jackets and hard hats for last night's protest in Stanley Park Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY; BANNER: Protesters make their point about the delay in Liverpool FC's new stadium development
Brimhall Library have swooped down on employees and injured one man this year with their sharp talons, forcing workers in protective hard hats to fence off the employee parking lot.
and UK will be commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donning EMCOR Pink Hard Hats in support of the Company's "Protect Yourself.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people's health and safety, and the largest producer of industrial hard hats in North America, has developed the world's first "green" protective hard hat manufactured from sugarcane.
Campaign: Emcor Engineering Services employees put on their pink hard hats to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
THEY may dice with death every day, but these circus performers have been told they have to wear hard hats.
Typical problems which could affect hard hats could be that the UV rays of sunshine can cause them to soften and reduce their effectiveness.
Today, a spokeswoman for the Mailbox, home to a string of upmarket restaurants and shops including Harvey Nichols, admitted hard hats and high visibility jackets were banned.