old hat definition

  • adjective:
    • Behind the times; conventional: a year ago's styles should be old hat soon.
    • Overused; trite: That prank is old hat.
  • noun:
    • anything with what type is extremely familiar, or perhaps in what type is experienced or skilled.
    • Something widely or long practiced, known, or acknowledged; some thing conventional.
    • One thing uninteresting, hackneyed, or passé due to overuse or long-standing familiarity.

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