high hat

/ˌhaɪ ˈhæt/

Other forms: high hats

Definitions of high hat
  1. noun
    a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
    synonyms: beaver, dress hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, top hat, topper
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    type of:
    chapeau, hat, lid
    headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
    man's clothing
    clothing that is designed for men to wear
  2. noun
    cymbals that are operated by a foot pedal
    synonyms: high-hat cymbal
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    type of:
    a percussion instrument consisting of a concave brass disk; makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
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