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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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However, the tophats are also enhanced since they are BOR targets and their amplitudes are similar as or even higher than the landmines.
Yet protocol meant some toffs sweltered in their formal suits and tophats.
Another unusual Austin in the auction is a 1928 Austin Seven Top Hat, so called owing to its upright shape, allowing room for occupants with fashionable 20s tophats.