Pass the Hat Around

Also: Pass the Hat Meaning of Idiom ‘Pass the Hat Around’ To pass the hat around means to collect money by asking for donations from friends, coworkers, or colleagues.  1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Usage This may refer literally to passing around a hat … Read more

Mad as a Hatter

Also: Mad as a March hare Meaning of Idiom ‘As Mad as a Hatter’ To be as mad as a hatter means to be completely insane or demented. 1 Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Examples of Use “We never went near Mr. Blackwell’s house. … Read more