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high-hat

 (hī′hăt′) Informal
tr.v. high-hat·ted, high-hat·ting, high-hats
To treat in a condescending or supercilious manner.
adj.
Snobbish; haughty.

high-hat

adj
1. snobbish and arrogant
vb (tr) , -hats, -hatting or -hatted
2. US and Canadian to treat in a snobbish or offhand way
n
3. a snobbish person
4. (Instruments) two facing brass cymbals triggered by means of a foot pedal

high′ hat′


n.
[1885–90]

high′-hat′



v. -hat•ted, -hat•ting,
adj. Informal. v.t.
1. to snub or treat condescendingly.
adj.
2. snobbish; haughty.
[1915–20]

high-hat


Past participle: high-hatted
Gerund: high-hatting

Imperative
high-hat
high-hat
Present
I high-hat
you high-hat
he/she/it high-hats
we high-hat
you high-hat
they high-hat
Preterite
I high-hatted
you high-hatted
he/she/it high-hatted
we high-hatted
you high-hatted
they high-hatted
Present Continuous
I am high-hatting
you are high-hatting
he/she/it is high-hatting
we are high-hatting
you are high-hatting
they are high-hatting
Present Perfect
I have high-hatted
you have high-hatted
he/she/it has high-hatted
we have high-hatted
you have high-hatted
they have high-hatted
Past Continuous
I was high-hatting
you were high-hatting
he/she/it was high-hatting
we were high-hatting
you were high-hatting
they were high-hatting
Past Perfect
I had high-hatted
you had high-hatted
he/she/it had high-hatted
we had high-hatted
you had high-hatted
they had high-hatted
Future
I will high-hat
you will high-hat
he/she/it will high-hat
we will high-hat
you will high-hat
they will high-hat
Future Perfect
I will have high-hatted
you will have high-hatted
he/she/it will have high-hatted
we will have high-hatted
you will have high-hatted
they will have high-hatted
Future Continuous
I will be high-hatting
you will be high-hatting
he/she/it will be high-hatting
we will be high-hatting
you will be high-hatting
they will be high-hatting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been high-hatting
you have been high-hatting
he/she/it has been high-hatting
we have been high-hatting
you have been high-hatting
they have been high-hatting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been high-hatting
you will have been high-hatting
he/she/it will have been high-hatting
we will have been high-hatting
you will have been high-hatting
they will have been high-hatting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been high-hatting
you had been high-hatting
he/she/it had been high-hatting
we had been high-hatting
you had been high-hatting
they had been high-hatting
Conditional
I would high-hat
you would high-hat
he/she/it would high-hat
we would high-hat
you would high-hat
they would high-hat
Past Conditional
I would have high-hatted
you would have high-hatted
he/she/it would have high-hatted
we would have high-hatted
you would have high-hatted
they would have high-hatted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

high-hat

verb
Informal. To treat in a superciliously indulgent manner:
adjective
Informal. Characteristic of or resembling a snob:
Translations

high-hat

[ˈhaɪˈhæt] ADJencopetado, esnob
see also high D
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