top hat
noun Date: 1879 a tall-crowned hat usually of beaver or silk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • top-hat — (n.) also tophat, 1875, from TOP (Cf. top) (n.1) + HAT (Cf. hat) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • top hat — top hats N COUNT A top hat is a man s tall hat with a narrow brim. Top hats are now worn only on special occasions, for example at some weddings …   English dictionary

  • top-hat — /top hat /, adj. of or pertaining to polite or fashionable society. [1890 95; adj. use of TOP HAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • top hat — top′ hat n. clo a man s tall, cylindrical hat with a stiff, slightly curved brim, for formal occasions Compare opera hat silk hat • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • top hat — n a man s tall black or grey hat, now worn only on formal occasions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • top hat — noun count a man s tall hat shaped like a tube with a narrow BRIM, worn on formal occasions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • top hat — ► NOUN ▪ a man s formal hat with a high cylindrical crown …   English terms dictionary

  • top hat — n. a tall, black, cylindrical hat, usually of silk, worn by men in formal dress …   English World dictionary

  • Top hat — For other uses, see Top hat (disambiguation). Austin Lane Crothers, 46th Governor of Maryland (1908 1912), wearing a top hat …   Wikipedia

  • Top Hat — For the item of clothing, see top hat. For the fictional TUGS character, see Top Hat (TUGS). Infobox Film name = Top Hat caption = director = Mark Sandrich producer = Pandro S. Berman writer = Allan Scott Dwight Taylor starring = Fred Astaire… …   Wikipedia

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