Synonyms of hat in English:

hat


See definition of hat

noun

1

SYNONYMS
titfer

Phrases

    take one's hat off to

    ‘he was truly magnificent and I take my hat off to him’


    SYNONYMS

    praise, pay tribute to, sing the praises of, speak highly of, express admiration of, commend, acclaim, applaud, salute, honour, show appreciation of, appreciate, recognize, acknowledge, give recognition to, show gratitude to, be grateful for, pay homage to, extol

    rare

    laud

    keep something under one's hat

    ‘at the moment it's all a bit hush-hush, so keep it under your hat’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    conceal, hide, cover up, disguise, dissemble, mask, veil

    keep secret, keep quiet about, keep dark, hush up, draw a veil over, sweep under the carpet, gloss over

    suppress, repress, bottle up, bury

    informal

    keep a lid on, keep the lid on

    ANTONYMS

    show, disclose, confess

    old hat

    ‘something that is exceedingly popular today is usually old hat by tomorrow’


    SYNONYMS

    out of date, outdated, dated, old-fashioned, out, out of fashion, outmoded, unfashionable, last year's, frumpish, frumpy, out of style, outworn, old, old-time, old-world, behind the times, archaic, obsolescent, obsolete, ancient, antiquated, superannuated, defunct

    medieval, prehistoric, antediluvian, old-fogeyish, old-fangled, conservative, backward-looking, quaint, anachronistic, crusted, feudal, fusty, moth-eaten, olde worlde

    passé, démodé, vieux jeu

    informal

    square, not with it, out of the ark, creaky, clunky, mouldy

    Northern English informal

    antwacky

    North American informal

    horse-and-buggy, rinky-dink, mossy

    archaic

    square-toed

    ANTONYMS

    modern, up to date, fashionable