Translation of "hat" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /hæt/ us /hæt/

A1 something that you wear to cover your head

a cowboy hat
take your hat off to someone

If you say that you take your hat off to someone, you mean that you admire them for something they have done

quitarse el sombrero ante alguien
So Emma actually manages to juggle two small children and a full-time job, does she? Well, I take my hat off to her.

(Translation of “hat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /hӕt/

a covering for the head, usually worn out of doors

He raised his hat as the lady approached.
hatter noun

a person who makes or sells hats.

hat trick noun

(in football/soccer) three goals scored by one player in a match

tres goles marcados por un mismo jugador en un partido
Lionel Messi scored a superb hat trick.
keep (something) under one’s hat

to keep (something) secret

guardar un secreto
Keep it under your hat, but I’m getting married next week.
pass/send round the hat

to ask for or collect money on someone’s behalf.

pasar el platillo/la gorra; hacer una colecta
take one’s hat off to

to admire (someone) for doing something

descubrirse ante
I take my hat off to him for raising so much money for charity.
talk through one’s hat

to talk nonsense.

decir tonterías
He’s talking through his hat again.

(Translation of “hat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)