bad hat

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Noun1.bad hat - someone who deliberately stirs up troublebad hat - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
agitator, fomenter - one who agitates; a political troublemaker
disturber - a troubler who interrupts or interferes with peace and quiet; someone who causes disorder and commotion
badgerer, heckler - someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections
hellion, devil, heller - a rowdy or mischievous person (usually a young man); "he chased the young hellions out of his yard"
hellhound - a very evil man
inciter, instigant, instigator, provoker, firebrand - someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the instigator of their quarrel"
blusterer, loudmouth - a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly
cut-up, hoaxer, practical joker, prankster, tricker, trickster - someone who plays practical jokes on others
rioter - troublemaker who participates in a violent disturbance of the peace; someone who rises up against the constituted authority
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References in classic literature ?
There was a man in a very bad hat a little on one side of him, apparently looking at the scenery; from a little on the other a second night- walker was drawing very quietly near.
Henry Baker, the gentleman with the bad hat and all the other characteristics with which I have bored you.
And his production company, Bad Hat Harry, was booted from the Fox lot.
Another user commented that it was a bad hat day for the "Horrible Bosses" star.
CREDITS: A Twentieth Century Fox release presented in association with Marvel Entertainment and TSG Entertainment of a Bad Hat Harry, Kinberg Genre, Hutch Parker, Donners' Co.
Dropped off at the Green Meadows Rescue Group after his third failed adoption, Beast--renamed Webster by the shelter, though he's nicknamed Bad Hat by the other dogs--is malnourished, distrustful of humans and ready to give up.
Therefore, there are no limitations of what is called a good hat and what is a bad hat in my hat making world."
But this guest was clearly a cad, a bounder, a bad hat, call it what you will.
It got so bad hat he could barely leave the house, according to the Associated Press.
It will be co-produced by Bryan Singer's production company Bad Hat Harry Productions and will be developed as a potential directing vehicle for Bryan Singer (X-Men, Superman Returns).
When I decided to stop working, I could run away to walk on the beach with a bad hat and a metal detector.
And indeed, Finland is a club, its business community claims: and like all good clubs, it has bad hat members.