High hatter

high-hat

[hahy-hat] Informal.
verb (used with object), high-hatted, high-hatting.
1.
to snub or treat condescendingly.
adjective
2.
snobbish; disdainful; haughty.

Origin:
1915–20; v., adj. use of high hat

high-hatter, noun
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high-hat
 
adj
1.  informal snobbish and arrogant
 
vb , -hats, -hatting, -hatted
2.  informal chiefly (US), (Canadian) to treat in a snobbish or offhand way
 
n
3.  informal a snobbish person
4.  two facing brass cymbals triggered by means of a foot pedal

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