Todays Word: “flathat”

Word: flathat

 PRONUNCIATION:

(FLAT-hat)

MEANING:

verb intr.: To fly close to the ground.

ETYMOLOGY:

From the allusion to a plane flying so low as to flatten a hat on someone’s head. Earliest documented use: 1940.

USAGE:

“Those impromptu flights often took him only feet above the beach on Cumberland Island where he’d practice ‘touch-and-go’s and flathatting.”
Scott Keepfer; Record Still Stands After 75 Years; The Greenville News (South Carolina); Jun 24, 2007.

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