What does HAT mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word HAT.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hat, chapeau, lid(noun)

    headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

  2. hat(verb)

    an informal term for a person's role

    "he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly"

  3. hat(verb)

    put on or wear a hat

    "He was unsuitably hatted"

  4. hat(verb)

    furnish with a hat


  1. hat(Noun)

    A covering for the head, often in the approximate form of a cone or a cylinder closed at its top end, and sometimes having a brim and other decoration.

  2. hat(Noun)

    A particular role or capacity that a person might fill.

  3. hat(Noun)

    Any receptacle from which numbers/names are pulled out in a lottery.

  4. hat(Noun)

    The lottery or draw itself.

    We're both in the hat, let's hope we come up against each other.

  5. hat(Noun)

    = hu00E1u010Dek

  6. Origin: From hātan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hat(adj)


  2. Hat

    sing. pres. of Hote to be called. Cf

  3. Hat(noun)

    a covering for the head; esp., one with a crown and brim, made of various materials, and worn by men or women for protecting the head from the sun or weather, or for ornament

  4. Origin: [AS. ht, htt; akin to Dan. hat, Sw. hatt, Icel. hattr a hat, httr hood, D. hoed hat, G. hut, OHG. huot, and prob. to L. cassis helmet. 13. Cf. Hood.]


  1. Hat

    A hat is a head covering. It can be worn for protection against the elements, for ceremonial or religious reasons, for safety, or as a fashion accessory. In the past, hats were an indicator of social status. In the military, they may denote nationality, branch of service, rank and/or regiment.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hat

    hat, n. a covering for the head, generally with crown and brim: the dignity of a cardinal, so named from his red hat.—v.t. to provide with, or cover with, a hat.—ns. Hat′band, the ribbon round a hat, often a mourning-band; Hat′-box, a box in which a hat is carried; Hat′-peg, -rack, -rail, -stand, &c., a contrivance on which hats are hung.—adj. Hat′ted, covered with a hat.—ns. Hat′ter, one who makes or sells hats: a miner who works by himself; Hat′ting, giving a hat; Hat′-trick, any conjurer's trick with a hat: a House of Commons mode of securing a seat by placing one's hat on it: in cricket, the feat of a bowler who takes three wickets by three successive balls—deserving a new hat.—Chimney-pot, Cocked, and Crushed hat (see Chimney, Cock, Crush).—Hang up one's hat (see Hang); Mad as a hatter, completely insane: very angry; Pass round the hat, to beg for contributions, to take up a collection. [A.S. hæt, Dan. hat.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. hat

    Common (spoken) name for the circumflex (‘^’, ASCII 1011110) character. See ASCII for other synonyms.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HAT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3360

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HAT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1991

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HAT' in Nouns Frequency: #1119


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HAT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HAT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rebecca Wilson:

    He always takes off his hat.

  2. Buckaroo Banzai (the film):

    Home is where you wear your hat.

  3. Heather Hauswirth:

    A hundred bucks and you can have the hat.

  4. Pete Lanteri:

    We’re not paranoid tin-hat wearing freaks.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    He wears his faith but as the fashion of his hat.

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