high-hat
Adjective

high-hat

  1. disdainful; haughty
Translations Noun

high-hat

  1. (slang) A person claiming to be superior.
Verb
  1. (transitive) To snub or treat condescendingly.
    • 1934, Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance (book), 1992 Bantam edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 139:
      I don't high-hat technical words, because I know there a lot of things that can't be said any other way, but the doctor's lengthy explanation simply boiled down to this, that […] .



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