hi-hat


noun

  1. top hat.
  2. Slang. table tripod.
  3. Also hi hat. a set of high-hat cymbals.

noun

  1. a variant spelling of high-hat (def. 4)

noun

  1. another name for top hat
n.

1889, “tall hat;” also used synechdochically for men who wear such hats; figurative meaning “swelled head” is from 1923. Drum set sense is from 1934.

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