What is another word for top hat?

Pronunciation: [tˈɒp hˈat] (IPA)

A Top hat is a formal and elegant head accessory worn by men during special occasions. It is also commonly known as a chimney pot hat, silk hat, high hat, cylinder hat, or stovepipe hat. The silhouette of the top hat is distinctive, with a tall and straight crown and a narrow brim. The name "high hat" emphasizes the hat's height, while the "cylinder hat" accentuates its cylindrical shape. The term "chimney pot hat" refers to the hat's resemblance to a chimney pot used to ventilate fireplaces. "Stovepipe hat" is another name that points a connection between the hat and household items. No matter what synonym is used, a top hat remains a timeless symbol of sophistication and distinction.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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  • Robert Morley sat with Wilfred Hyde White, watching the coronation parade of Queen Elizabeth. In an open carriage approached the very large Queen Salote of Tonga. Resplendent in a floral dress and ignoring the rain. "Who do you think that is beside queen Salote?" asked Wilfred, looking down at his program. Robert glanced at the diminutive Tonga ambassador in his top hat and tails and suggested, "her lunch perhaps".
    Robert Morley
  • "I emerged from the womb, right, I was wearing a top hat and I had a cane and said: 'Mother, that was an awkward and embarrassing birth. You should be ashamed of yourself dear. Now pull your nightie down; that doctor looks salacious.' Then I trotted off outside, met up with Kenneth Williams and we both had tea, and we looked down at our dinkles with disgust."
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  • Except for the straw boater for the river outings, a top hat was always worn and gloves carried.
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