eat my hat, I'll

 1. I'll be very surprised, [emph.]
 2. Excl. of surprise

A concise dictionary of English slang (2nd edition) . . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • eat my hat — People say this when they don t believe that something is going to happen e.g. If he passes that exam, I ll eat my hat! …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • eat my hat/shirt — be very surprised or shocked if it is true    If the Vancouver Canucks win the Cup, I ll eat my hat! …   English idioms

  • I'll eat my hat — informal used to indicate that one thinks the specified thing is extremely unlikely to happen if he comes back, I ll eat my hat * * * I ll eat my hat informal + old fashioned used to say that something will not happen or cannot be true If he wins …   Useful english dictionary

  • I'll eat my hat — old fashioned if you say you will eat your hat if something happens or does not happen, you mean you will be very surprised if it happens or does not happen. If we can t beat a second rate team like Sheffield, I ll eat my hat …   New idioms dictionary

  • I'll eat my hat — ► I ll eat my hat informal said to indicate that one thinks something is extremely unlikely to happen. Main Entry: ↑eat …   English terms dictionary

  • i'll eat my hat — You can say this when you are absolutely sure that you are right to let the other person know that there is no chance of your being wrong …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • I'll eat my hat — informal said to indicate that one thinks something is extremely unlikely to happen. → eat …   English new terms dictionary

  • i'll eat my hat —    You can say this when you are absolutely sure that you are right to let the other person know that there is no chance of your being wrong.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • I'll eat my hat —   You can say this when you are absolutely sure that you are right to let the other person know that there is no chance of your being wrong …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • I'll eat my hat! —  Excl. of surprise …   A concise dictionary of English slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.