hatcheck
adjective Date: 1917 employed in checking hats and articles of outdoor clothing <
a hatcheck girl
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hatcheck — ☆ hatcheck [hat′chek΄ ] adj. of, for, or working in a checkroom for hats, coats, etc …   English World dictionary

  • hatcheck — /hat chek /, adj. 1. of, noting, or engaged in the checking of hats, coats, umbrellas, etc., into temporary safekeeping: a hatcheck girl. 2. used in checking hats, coats, etc.: a hatcheck room. [1915 20; HAT + CHECK] * * * …   Universalium

  • hatcheck — hat•check [[t]ˈhætˌtʃɛk[/t]] adj. 1) engaged in the checking of hats, coats, etc., into temporary safekeeping: a hatcheck girl[/ex] 2) used in checking hats, coats, etc.: a hatcheck room[/ex] • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • hatcheck — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : that checks hats and other articles of clothing hatcheck girl 2. : used in the checking of hats and other articles of clothing hatcheck stand …   Useful english dictionary

  • hatcheck — noun A room, in a theatre etc., in which hats and other garments may be stored …   Wiktionary

  • hatcheck — hat|check [ hæt,tʃek ] noun count AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED a place where customers can leave their hats and coats at a restaurant, theater, museum, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hatcheck — n. room for storing hats and coats (e.g. at a restaurant) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hatcheck — noun (C) AmE old fashioned the place in a restaurant, theatre etc where you can leave your coat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hatcheck clerk — person whose function it is to watch over people s belongings during an event or performance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hatcheck girl — noun a female checker • Syn: ↑check girl • Hypernyms: ↑checker …   Useful english dictionary

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