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Meaning of “hat” in the English Dictionary

"hat" in British English

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hatnoun [C]

uk   us   /hæt/
A1 a ​covering for the ​head that is not ​part of a ​piece of ​clothing: a ​straw hat a ​woolly hat a wide-brimmed hat used to refer to one of the ​variousjobs or ​responsibilities that someone has: For this ​movie, she is wearing the hats of ​director and ​actress. This is me with my manager's hat ontalking.

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(Definition of hat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hatnoun [C]

 us   /hæt/
a ​piece of ​clothing for the ​head: a ​straw/​fur hat a ​cowboy hat
(Definition of hat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hat”
in Korean 모자…
in Arabic قُبَّعة…
in Malaysian topi…
in French chapeau…
in Russian шляпа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帽子, 職位, 職責…
in Italian cappello…
in Turkish şapka…
in Polish czapka, kapelusz…
in Spanish sombrero…
in Vietnamese mũ…
in Portuguese chapéu…
in Thai หมวก…
in German der Hut…
in Catalan barret…
in Japanese (ふちの付いた)帽子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帽子, 职位, 职责…
in Indonesian topi…
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