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titfer

(ˈtɪtfə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) slang Brit a hat
[from rhyming slang tit for tat hat]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.titfer - a hat (Cockney rhyming slang: `tit for tat' rhymes with `hat')
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

titfer

(o.f.) [ˈtɪtfəʳ] N (Brit) → sombrero m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

titfer

n (Brit inf: = hat) → Deckel m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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Or maybe she spotted those racegoers, left, wearing silly titfers made of woven hair.
You'd have been forgiven for thinking umbrellas were the must-have accessory yesterday, but hats also proved popular with everything from titfers to widebrimmed beauties the finishing touch of choice.
Using noise-sensitive LED lights and tiny MP3 players, she's created zany Glowing Illusion titfers.
Let's talk titfers. Or as they pronounce them in Call The Midwife (Sunday, BBC1, 8pm), hets.
* IN CLOSE UP: Caring son Shamsie Selam (left) with his mum Debbie and friend Leif Haigh (PW300312Fhats-01) * TOPPING TITFERS: Seen with their natty headgear at the hat day at Wilberlee J&I School, Slaithwaite are Shamsie Selam and his friend Leif Haigh (centre) with Shamsie''s mum Debbie, Clr Christine Iredale, deputy mayoress, and classmates Pictures by Paul Welch (PW300312Fhats-02) Purchase: www.examiner.co.uk/buyaphoto 01484 430000
"It is an utter paradox that I want to be at the royal meeting reporting as usual for the BBC on the frocks and titfers but won't be," he said.
The recruitment drive has already seen some surprising contenders throw their titfers in the ring.
But with the rest of the world turning up at York parading some spectacular titfers and fantastic fashions, Middlesbrough's nurses don't want to let the side down.
Some of our favourite celebrities are turning to titfers for that all important style statement, from Cameron Diaz, Britney Spears and Sarah Jessica Parker
Fancy them costermongers lissening to you say You Do without takin' their titfers orf.
While Frank and his son Ricky (Sid Owen) obviously shelled out some dosh at Moss Bros for their natty titfers and tin flutes.
From neat and tidy titfers to fab fascinators and wide-brimmed statement pieces, hats proved a bright and welcome relief from the grey skies which hung over the race course yesterday.