hat trick

hat trick
noun Etymology: probably from the former practice of rewarding the feat with the gift of a hat Date: 1877 1. the retiring of three batsmen with three consecutive balls by a bowler in cricket 2. the scoring of three goals in one game (as of hockey or soccer) by a single player 3. a series of three victories, successes, or related accomplishments <
scored a hat trick when her three best steers corralled top honors — People

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hat-trick — «HAT TRIHK», noun. 1. Cricket. the knocking down of three wickets by the bowler with three successive deliveries of the ball. 2. three goals scored by a single player in a single game of hockey or soccer. 3. Especially British. any noteworthy… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hat trick — n a series of three successes, especially in sports such as football when the same person scores three times ▪ Saunders scored a hat trick in the final game of the series. hat trick of ▪ a hat trick of victories …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hat-trick — hat tricks also hat trick N COUNT A hat trick is a series of three achievements, especially in a sports event, for example three goals scored by the same person in a soccer game. I scored a hat trick against Arsenal …   English dictionary

  • hat trick — 1879, originally from cricket, taking three wickets on three consecutive deliveries; extended to other sports (especially ice hockey) c.1909. Allegedly because it entitled the bowler to receive a hat from his club commemorating the feat (or… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • hat-trick — ► NOUN ▪ three successes of the same kind, especially (in soccer) a player scoring three goals in a game or (in cricket) a bowler taking three wickets with successive balls. ORIGIN referring originally to the club presentation of a new hat to a… …   English terms dictionary

  • hat trick — n. [orig. term in cricket: from the practice of rewarding with a new hat the feat performed by a bowler taking three wickets on successive balls] 1. Sports any of various unusual feats; esp., the act by a single player in ice hockey, soccer, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • hat trick — Three successes one after the other is a hat trick …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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