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Synonyms of hat in English:


  • British informaltitfer
  • Phrases

    keep something under one's hat

    at the moment it's all a bit hush-hush, so keep it under your hat
    [Antonyms] show, disclose, confess
    conceal, hide, cover up, disguise, dissemble, mask, veil;
    keep secret, keep quiet about, keep dark, hush up, draw a veil over, sweep under the carpet, gloss over;
    suppress, repress, bottle up, bury
    informalkeep a/the lid on

    old hat

    something that is exceedingly popular today is usually old hat by tomorrow
    [Antonyms] modern, up to date, fashionable
    out of date, outdated, dated, old-fashioned, out, out of fashion, outmoded, unfashionable, last year's, frumpish, frumpy, out of style, outworn, old, old-time, old-world, behind the times, archaic, obsolescent, obsolete, ancient, antiquated, superannuated, defunct;
    medieval, prehistoric, antediluvian, old-fogeyish, old-fangled, conservative, backward-looking, quaint, anachronistic, crusted, feudal, fusty, moth-eaten, olde worlde;
    informalsquare, not with it, out of the ark, creaky, clunky, mouldy
    North American informalhorse-and-buggy, rinky-dink, mossy

    take one's hat off to

    he was truly magnificent and I take my hat off to him
    praise, pay tribute to, sing the praises of, speak highly of, express admiration of, commend, acclaim, applaud, salute, honour, show appreciation of, appreciate, recognize, acknowledge, give recognition to, show gratitude to, be grateful for, pay homage to, extol

    Word links

    hatter seller of hats
    milliner seller of women's hats

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