Translation of hat in Spanish:
- 1.1 (Clothing) to put on/to take off one's hathold o hang on to your hat! [colloquial]ponerse/quitarse or (especially Latin America) sacarse el sombreroI'll eat my hat [colloquial]if they finish before Friday, I'll eat my hat¡agárrate! [colloquial]my hat! (British English) [dated]si acaban antes del viernes, yo soy Napoleón [colloquial]si acaban antes del viernes, me como un chancho crudo (River Plate area) [colloquial]to be old hat¡caracoles! [anticuado]to hang one's hat (American English) [colloquial]no ser nada nuevono ser ninguna novedadto keep something under one's hatkeep it under your hattener las cosas de unoto 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 herde esto no digas palabra or [colloquial] ni píohe always takes his hat off to ladieshay que quitarse el sombrerohay que sacarle or quitarle el sombrero (Latin America)to talk through one's hatsiempre saluda a las señoras quitándose el sombrerosiempre se descubre ante las damas [formal]to throw o toss one's hat into the ringhablar sin ton ni son→ ring1 1 2 1echarse al ruedoExample sentences1.2 (indicating role, capacity) See examples: he spoke wearing his politician's hat
habló como políticohabló en calidad de político
- 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.
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