The definition of high hat is snobby.adjective
An example of a high hat person is someone who thinks she is better than everyone else.
The definition of a high hat is slang for a snob, or is a pair of cymbals played by hitting a foot pedal.noun
- An example of a high hat is a person who believes that everyone else is not as good as he is.
- An example of a high hat is a pair of cymbals often used in jazz music.
- Slang a snob
- a pair of opposed cymbals mounted on a metal stand and struck together by a foot-pedal mechanism, used by drummers in jazz, rock, etc. for rhythmic accents
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- See top hat.
- also hi hat Music A set of high-hat cymbals.
Informaltransitive verb high-hat·ted, high-hat·ting, high-hats