Definition of tin hat in English:

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tin hat

Pronunciation: /tɪnˈhat/


British informal
A soldier’s steel helmet.
Example sentences
  • And there, on the front line, presiding over events in a tin hat and flak jacket, is the war correspondent.
  • One of the first questions he concerned himself with on arrival in France was whether a tin hat, when not being worn, should be carried on the left or right shoulder.
  • Later on I borrowed a tin hat and went out among the fires.
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