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hat trick

n. Sports
1. Three goals scored by one player in one game, as in ice hockey.
2. Three wickets taken in cricket by a bowler in three consecutive balls.
3. Three consecutive wins or outstanding accomplishments by the same individual, such as a jockey in horse racing.

[From the hat with which the feat was traditionally rewarded in cricket.]

hat′ trick`


n.
1. the knocking off by one bowler of three wickets with three successive pitches in a game of cricket.
2. three goals or points scored by one player, as in a game of ice hockey or soccer.
3. a clever or adroitly deceptive maneuver.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hat trick - (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)
score - the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
hockey game, ice hockey, hockey - a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
Translations
ثَلاث أهْداف يُسَجِّلُها لاعب واحِد
hattrick
hattrick
hattutemppu
coup du chapeautour du chapeau
mesterhármas
òrenna
hattrick
üçlük

hat trick

nHattrick m; to score a hat trickeinen Hattrick erzielen; with two husbands already behind her she looks like making it a hat tricknachdem sie nun schon zweimal geschieden ist, denkt sie wohl, aller guten Dinge sind drei

hat trick

n (Brit) (Sport) (also) (fig) → tripletta

hat

(hӕt) noun
a covering for the head, usually worn out of doors. He raised his hat as the lady approached.
ˈhatter noun
a person who makes or sells hats.
hat trick
(in football) three goals scored by one player in a match.
keep (something) under one's hat
to keep (something) secret. Keep it under your hat but I'm getting married next week.
pass/send round the hat
to ask for or collect money on someone's behalf.
take one's hat off to
to admire (someone) for doing something.
talk through one's hat
to talk nonsense.
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