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hat·ter

 (hăt′ər)
n.
One whose occupation is the manufacture, selling, or repair of hats.
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hatter

(ˈhætə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a person who makes and sells hats
2. mad as a hatter crazily eccentric
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hat•ter

(ˈhæt ər)

n.
a maker or seller of hats.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hatter - someone who makes and sells hatshatter - someone who makes and sells hats  
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
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Translations
صانِع أو بائِع القُبَّعات
-iceklouboučník
hattemagermodist
hatuntekijä
klobučar
kalapos
hattari
klobučník
klobučar
şapkacı

hatter

[ˈhætəʳ] Nsombrerero/a m/f
see also mad A1.1
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hatter

nHutmacher(in) m(f); (= seller)Hutverkäufer(in) m(f) ? mad
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hatter

[ˈhætəʳ] ncappellaio
as mad as a hatter → matto/a da legare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in classic literature ?
`I've seen hatters before,' she said to herself; `the March Hare will be much the most interesting, and perhaps as this is May it won't be raving mad--at least not so mad as it was in March.' As she said this, she looked up, and there was the Cat again, sitting on a branch of a tree.
Ask the perfumers, ask the blacking-makers, ask the hatters, ask the old lottery-office-keepers--ask any man among 'em what my poetry has done for him, and mark my words, he blesses the name of Slum.
Although his brother showed so dim a glimmering of interest in their altered fortunes that it was very doubtful whether he understood them, Mr Dorrit caused him to be measured for new raiment by the hosiers, tailors, hatters, and bootmakers whom he called in for himself; and ordered that his old clothes should be taken from him and burned.
Briggs's brother, a radical hatter and grocer, called his sister a purse-proud aristocrat, because she would not advance a part of her capital to stock his shop; and she would have done so most likely, but that their sister, a dissenting shoemaker's lady, at variance with the hatter and grocer, who went to another chapel, showed how their brother was on the verge of bankruptcy, and took possession of Briggs for a while.
One of them is prettier than the other; but this hatter (the one that takes the private lessons) is really une file prodigieuse.
And to say the truth, there is, in all points, great difference between the reasonable passion which women at this age conceive towards men, and the idle and childish liking of a girl to a boy, which is often fixed on the outside only, and on things of little value and no duration; as on cherry-cheeks, small, lily-white hands, sloe-black eyes, flowing locks, downy chins, dapper shapes; nay, sometimes on charms more worthless than these, and less the party's own; such are the outward ornaments of the person, for which men are beholden to the taylor, the laceman, the periwig-maker, the hatter, and the milliner, and not to nature.
"My good sir," cried the mild little man, with his first movement akin to impatience, "if you will walk down the street to the nearest hatter's shop, you will see that there is, in common speech, a difference between a man's hat and the hats that are his."
"He must be as mad as a hatter," exclaimed the Colonel.
"I knew, if I did, you'd be madder'n a hatter. I just told him I'd try an' figure it out.
The artistic taste of some unknown hatter had furnished him with a hatband of wholesale capacity which was fluted behind, from the crown of his hat to the brim, and terminated in a black bunch, from which the imagination shrunk discomfited and the reason revolted.
After this memorable event, I went to the hatter's, and the bootmaker's, and the hosier's, and felt rather like Mother Hubbard's dog whose outfit required the services of so many trades.
But this didn't quite suit his fastidious taste in another minute, being too shiny; so, as they walk up the town, they dive into Nixon's the hatter's, and Tom is arrayed, to his utter astonishment, and without paying for it, in a regulation cat-skin at seven-and- sixpence, Nixon undertaking to send the best hat up to the matron's room, School-house, in half an hour.