top hat

/ˌˈtɑp ˌhæt/

/tɒp hæt/

Other forms: top hats

Definitions of top hat
  1. noun
    a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur
    synonyms: beaver, dress hat, high hat, opera hat, silk hat, stovepipe, 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
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