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Meaning of "hat-trick" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAT-TRICK

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAT-TRICK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hat-Trick is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HAT-TRICK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hat-trick

A hat-trick or hat trick in sports is the achievement of a positive feat three times or more during a game, or other achievements based on threes. The term was first used in 1858 in cricket to describe HH Stephenson's feat of taking three wickets with three consecutive deliveries. A collection was held for Stephenson, and he was presented with a hat bought with the proceeds. The term was used in print for the first time in 1878. The term was eventually adopted by many other sports including football, water polo, and team handball, but did not become popular in North America until the mid-1940s in the National Hockey League.

Definition of hat-trick in the English dictionary

The definition of hat-trick in the dictionary is the achievement of a bowler in taking three wickets with three successive balls. Other definition of hat-trick is any achievement of three points, victories, awards, etc within a given period, esp three goals scored by the same player in a soccer match.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAT-TRICK

hat
hat in hand
hat shop
hat stand
hat tree
hatable
hatband
hatbox
hatbrush
hatch
hatchability
hatchable
hatchback
hatcheck
hatchel
hatchelled
hatcheller
hatchelling
hatcher
hatcheries

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAT-TRICK

brick
can´t take a trick
card trick
con trick
confidence trick
Croagh Patrick
dirty trick
do the trick
Downpatrick
Fitzpatrick
Indian rope-trick
Kirkpatrick
out-trick
party trick
Patrick
quick trick
rope trick
strick
three-card trick
trick
turn a trick

Synonyms and antonyms of hat-trick in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hat-trick» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAT-TRICK

Find out the translation of hat-trick to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hat-trick from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hat-trick» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

帽子戏法 >
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hat trick
570 millions of speakers

English

hat-trick
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हैट्रिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هاتريك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хет-трик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

série de três gols marcados por um mesmo jogador em um só jogo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হ্যাট্রিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

trois coups consécutifs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hat-trick
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hattrick
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハットトリック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연속 3점 축구의 해트 트릭
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hat-trick
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hat-trick
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூன்று முறை தொடர் சாதனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅटट्रिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

üst üste üç sayı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tripletta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hat-trick
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хет - трик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hat-trick
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

χατ-τρικ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

driekuns
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hat-trick
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hat -trick
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hat-trick

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAT-TRICK»

The term «hat-trick» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.964 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAT-TRICK» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAT-TRICK»

Discover the use of hat-trick in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hat-trick and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hat Trick
How much is hockey worth to him? An inside look at life in professional hockey, this story of a young hockey star's career derailed by a misplaced punch is a compelling, ripped-from-the-headlines read.
Tom Earle, 2013
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Hat Trick
To pint-sized JT McDonald, hockey is life.
W C Mack, 2012
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The Hat Trick
Jud steps in as goalie at the local football team and it turns out to be an unforgettable experience, but his mother is very much against the game. This football story ends with a twist that is guaranteed to surprise everyone.
Terry Deary, 2012
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Hat Trick
One-time best friends whose relationship had soured in the wake of a complicated love triangle involving Peter, an older man, Mona and Hannah are brought back together on the island of Zanzibar when their paths once again cross that of ...
Lisa Kusel, 2005
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Milo's Hat Trick
After failing to perform any good magic tricks during his show, Milo is close to losing his job, but while searching for a rabbit in the woods, Milo encounters a clever bear and quickly decides to use him for his next great trick that is ...
Jon Agee, 2007
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Hat Trick
Twelve-year-old Leigh finds out about the problems girls face on mixed-gender sports teams when she becomes a forward for a previously all-boys hockey team.
Jacqueline Guest, 1997
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Hat Trick
A standalone title in the Cougar Challenge series.Fit, fab and forty-five, Belle Sterling chomps at the bit to accept the Cougar Challenge.
Cerise DeLand, 2010
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T.J. and the Hat-trick
"Good on detail, nicely written with a light humorous touch, Theo shows as sure a foot in print as on the pitch." The children's books' editor, The Guardian
Theo Walcott, Paul May, 2010
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A Hat Trick of Horrid Henry: HORRID HENRY AND THE MEGA-MEAN ...
Horrid Henry's cunning comes to the fore in this collection of twelve classic stories about our favourite cheeky child, including the ones when Horrid Henry sabotages the school Christmas play, reads Perfect Peter's diary and improves it, ...
Francesca Simon, 2012
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Hat Trick
This thriller propels the reader from the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece through Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Turkey, Grand Cayman, and finally to the United States.
Robert Fuqua, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAT-TRICK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hat-trick is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bristol Rovers: Billy Bodin fires fine hat-trick to make his case for a …
Trialist Billy Bodin stated his case for a permanent deal in spectacular fashion by scoring a hat-trick as Bristol Rovers cruised to a 7-0 victory at ... «Western Daily Press, Jul 15»
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Derbyshire County League cricket: Bennett grabs a hat-trick as …
TUTBURY easily beat struggling Lullington Park 2nds to move 21 points clear at the top of Technical Turf Division Three – with Dean Bennett ... «Burton Mail, Jul 15»
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Result: Anthony Andreu hat-trick steers Norwich City to thumping win
Anthony Andreu scored a 23-minute hat-trick to help Norwich City to a thumping 10-0 victory over Hitchin Town in their pre-season clash this ... «Sports Mole, Jul 15»
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Emery the hat-trick hero for Berwick - Thompson hits another 'ton'
Steven Emery claimed a hat-trick as Berwick 1sts recorded a comfortable away win over Gateshead Ethnic Minorities in the Northumberland ... «Berwick Today, Jul 15»
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Roelofsz on course for hat-trick
Now he is gunning for a hat-trick of victories to boost his confidence ahead of the Sishen Open. “I know my game is very solid right now,” said ... «SuperSport, Jul 15»
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Potter stuns Lancaster to hand Netherfield Twenty20 hat-trick
Potter stuns Lancaster to hand Netherfield Twenty20 hat-trick. Lancaster's Rameez Raja. 14:25 Tuesday 14 July 2015. 0. Have your say ... «Lancaster Today, Jul 15»
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Morose's hat-trick lifts Moonlight over Gargoyles
Jimmy Morose had three goals to lead Moonlight to an 11-9 win over Gargoyles in a Sound Shore Lacrosse Summer League game at SUNY ... «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Jul 15»
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Kenny nets hat-trick for armed forces
Thursday was a very special occasion for recent Youths re-signing Chris Kenny as he scored a hat-trick for the Irish Defence Forces in a 4-1 ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Hat-trick for Priyanka Chopra; Voted Hottest Cover Girl of July 2015
Priyanka Chopra has done a hat-trick on India-West's monthly 'hottest cover girl' poll and is surely the strongest contender for our 'hottest cover ... «India West, Jul 15»
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Flanagan hat-trick gives winning start for Paget Rangers in busy pre …
Paget Rangers kicked of their pre-season schedule on Saturday, thrashing Midlands Football League Premier Division team Continental Star ... «Tyburn Mail, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hat-Trick [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hat-trick>. Jun 2020 ».
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