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tr.v. high-hat·ted, high-hat·ting, high-hats
To treat in a condescending or supercilious manner.
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1. snobbish and arrogant
vb (tr) , -hats, -hatting or -hatted
2. US and Canadian to treat in a snobbish or offhand way
3. a snobbish person
4. (Instruments) two facing brass cymbals triggered by means of a foot pedal
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v. -hat•ted, -hat•ting,
adj. Informal. v.t.
1. to snub or treat condescendingly.adj.
2. snobbish; haughty.
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Past participle: high-hatted
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