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American English: /hæt/
British English: /hat/

Translation of hat in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (Clothing) to put on/to take off one's hat
    ponerse/quitarse or (especially Latin America) sacarse el sombrero
    hold o hang on to your hat! [colloquial]
    ¡agárrate! [colloquial]
    I'll eat my hat [colloquial]if they finish before Friday, I'll eat my hat
    si acaban antes del viernes, yo soy Napoleón [colloquial]
    si acaban antes del viernes, me como un chancho crudo (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    my hat! (British English) [dated]
    ¡caracoles! [anticuado]
    to be old hat
    no ser nada nuevo
    no ser ninguna novedad
    to hang one's hat (American English) [colloquial]
    tener las cosas de uno
    to keep something under one's hatkeep it under your hat
    de esto no digas palabra or [colloquial] ni pío
    to pass the hat around to pull something out of the hat to raise o take off one's hat to somebodyyou have to take your hat off to her
    hay que quitarse el sombrero
    hay que sacarle or quitarle el sombrero (Latin America)
    he always takes his hat off to ladies
    siempre saluda a las señoras quitándose el sombrero
    siempre se descubre ante las damas [formal]
    to talk through one's hat
    hablar sin ton ni son
    to throw o toss one's hat into the ring
    echarse al ruedo
    ring1 1 2 1
    Example sentences
    • We walk away from the smattering of polo insiders wearing baseball caps and woolly hats, watching a practice game.
    • Turn out your cupboard for old straw sunhats, berets, baseball caps and felt hats.
    • There were felt hats and straw hats, decorated with feathers and flowers, ribbon and lace.
    1.2 (indicating role, capacity) See examples: he spoke wearing his politician's hat
    habló como político
    habló en calidad de político

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