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top hat

n.
A hat having a narrow brim and a tall cylindrical crown, usually made of silk. Also called high hat.
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top hat

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a man's hat with a tall cylindrical crown and narrow brim, often made of silk, now worn for some formal occasions. Also called: chimneypot hat or high hat
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top′ hat`


n.
a man's tall, cylindrical hat with a stiff, slightly curved brim, for formal occasions. Compare opera hat, silk hat.
[1800–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.top hat - a man's hat with a tall crowntop hat - a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
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Translations
قُبَّعَه رَسْمِيَّه
cylindr
høj hat
cilinder
pípuhattur
cylinder
silindir şapka

top hat

ncilindro
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top1

(top) noun
1. the highest part of anything. the top of the hill; the top of her head; The book is on the top shelf.
2. the position of the cleverest in a class etc. He's at the top of the class.
3. the upper surface. the table-top.
4. a lid. I've lost the top to this jar; a bottle-top.
5. a (woman's) garment for the upper half of the body; a blouse, sweater etc. I bought a new skirt and top.
adjective
having gained the most marks, points etc, eg in a school class. He's top (of the class) again.
verbpast tense, past participle topped
1. to cover on the top. She topped the cake with cream.
2. to rise above; to surpass. Our exports have topped $100,000.
3. to remove the top of.
ˈtopless adjective
1. having no top.
2. very high.
ˈtopping noun
something that forms a covering on top of something, especially food. a tart with a topping of cream.
top hat (ˈtopə) abbreviation ( topper )
a man's tall hat, worn as formal dress.
ˌtop-ˈheavy adjective
having the upper part too heavy for the lower. That pile of books is top-heavy – it'll fall over!
ˌtop-ˈsecret adjective
very secret.
at the top of one's voice
very loudly. They were shouting at the top(s) of their voices.
be/feel etc on top of the world
to feel very well and happy. She's on top of the world – she's just got engaged to be married.
from top to bottom
completely. They've painted the house from top to bottom.
the top of the ladder/tree
the highest point in one's profession.
top up
to fill (a cup etc that has been partly emptied) to the top. Let me top up your glass/drink.
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