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tip of the hatA gesture of acknowledgement; often, an expression of gratitude.Rate it:

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tip one's hatTo acknowledge or show respect; to honor.Rate it:

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tip one's hatTo briefly remove or tap one's hat as a gesture of greeting, deference, or respect.Rate it:

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tip offTo alert or inform someone.Rate it:

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felt tip penwriting implementRate it:

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on the tip of one's tongueKnown but not quite remembered.Rate it:

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only the tip of the icebergTip of the iceberg speaks to the relative size of an Atlantic iceberg as the exposed tip above the seas' surface is only one eighth of the actual vertical size of the entire mass. Seven eighths of the ice is below the sea level.Rate it:

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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.Rate it:

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tip of the icebergOnly the beginning; just a small indication of a larger possibility; a problem is much bigger than it seems.Rate it:

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tip offinformationRate it:

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tip one's handIn card playing, to accidentally reveal one's cards or hand.Rate it:

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tip one's handTo inadvertently reveal any secret, particularly a secret that puts one at an advantage or disadvantage.Rate it:

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tip the scaleTo change the fortunes, either positively or negatively.Rate it:

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tip the scaleTo weigh (have a certain weight).Rate it:

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tip the scalesTo turn to one side a balanced situation.Rate it:

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tip-offAn obvious clue or indication.Rate it:

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you can hang your hat on thatIt's something to put faith in, to rely upon or trust (when used in a positive connotation).Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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hat in handWith humility; in an apologetic or self-effacing fashion.Rate it:

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all hat, no cattleDresses like a cowboy, but isn't really a cowboy; a "drugstore cowboy"Rate it:

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at the drop of a hatWithout any hesitation; instantly.Rate it:

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brick in one's hatdrunkenness.Rate it:

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eat one's hatUsed in a result clause to express disbelief in the conditional clause proposition.Rate it:

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hang one's hatLiteral meaning.Rate it:

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hang one's hatTo call a place home.Rate it:

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hang up one's hatLiteral meaning.Rate it:

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hang up one's hatTo end one's career.Rate it:

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hang your hat on thatAssume or take credit for an idea, suggestion, phrase, development, creation, invention, proclamation, prediction, accomplishment, result, acceptance at large for your creation, art.performance et al:Rate it:

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hang your hat on that oneA startling result, an accomplishment, a hard won contest, an acclaimed development, something very stable, dependable, worthy of note, salutary.Rate it:

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have a brick in one's hatto be drunkRate it:

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home is where you hang your hatRather than feeling nostalgic or sentimental, one should simply accept any place where one happens to reside as one's home.1948, Ruth L. Yorck, "D.P.Rate it:

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knocked into a cocked hatAn expression of such nature and composition so as to capture rapt attention, create an air of suspense, curiosity or mystery.Rate it:

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old hatSomething uninteresting, hackneyed, or passé due to overuse or long-standing familiarity..Rate it:

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old hatSomething widely or long practiced, known, or accepted; something conventional.Rate it:

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old hatSomething with which one is very familiar, or in which one is experienced or skilled.Rate it:

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pass the hatTo ask for money, especially from a group of people; to solicit donations or contributions.Rate it:

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pick out of a hatTo determine by chance.Rate it:

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pick out of a hatTo substitute a guess for unavailable data.Rate it:

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pull a rabbit out of a hatTo do something surprising or beneficial.Rate it:

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pull a rabbit out-of a hatSurprise everyone, 'obtain an almost impossible resultRate it:

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pull out of the hatTo select at random, or seemingly at random.Rate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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stovepipe hatA type of top hat worn mainly in the 19th century, made of silk or other materials and having a very tall, cylindrical, flat-topped crown.Rate it:

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take one's hat off toTo publicly praise or thank.Rate it:

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talk through one's hatTo assert something as true or valid; to bluff.Rate it:

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talk through one's hatTo speak lacking expertise, authority, or knowledge; to invent or fabricate facts.Rate it:

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throw one's hat in the ringTo announce one's candidacy in a contest.Rate it:

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top hatA man's formal hat, with a tall cylindrical crown (often of silk).Rate it:

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under one's hatConcealed; confidential; secret.Rate it:

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white hatA white hat hacker.Rate it:

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