a tip of the hat

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a tip of the hat

A small, respectful gesture of thanks, praise, or congratulations. Having my name mentioned in the announcements about my win at the state science championship was a nice tip of the hat by the school.
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In a tip of the hat to modernity, 'wives' do not have to be married to their carriers, or indeed, even be partners.
Jarring use of slo-mo and music during the climactic bout reps a low-key yet clever tip of the hat to the lasting impact of "Rocky.
3 Way spoofs pop culture and queer culture alike, as Bennett (the star of Dante's Cove) wears "Dante's Cove" written across the butt of her underwear, the webisodes' "Next Time" and "Previously on 3 Way" segments are wildly unrelated to any continuing serialization, and the site hosting the show, offers a bevy of tongue-in-cheek features in a tip of the hat to OurChart, including confessionals and behind-the-scenes extras.
A tip of the hat to a class act," Clooney said yesterday.
This week, a tip of the hat to two rock 'n' roll institutions seems to be in order.
And add a tip of the hat to Remote Area Medical - RAM for short - and its weekend emergency medical clinics.
In a lovely tip of the hat to the Divine Comedy journey that lives in Honorable Bandits, the end of the book has a feeling of Paradiso, as our two travelers find the perfect place of rest at the end of the trail.
This is never a "10 Best" list, thankfully, but rather a tip of the hat to a handful of news-papers of widely varying size that have made great strides -- and can serve as a model -- in one or more important areas: technology, marketing, reporting, design, online, photography, community awareness, diversity, advertising, even blogging and social networking.
Well, we'd like to take this opportunity to give a collective end-of-the-year tip of the hat to all the control state commissioners, administrators and staff for the success of their operations.
On a soaring chorus here or an arrangement there ("The Limit," "Pie in the Sky"), Darren evokes the best of Erasure, but after a quick tip of the hat he brings the focus back to his own original perspective.
Tip of the Hat to Good Housekeeping on a new promo package that, after describing the discount, includes this copy:
When I put two and two together I realised the four members of the band were all individually influenced by Miles Davis and Gil Evans and I thought why not have a little bit of a tip of the hat to them?
In about six months, they heard, the Victor Mine will be re-named with a First Nations moniker, one small tip of the hat to the several First Nations territories and settlements in the area.
In the old days, a column was not complete without a cheery hello, and a metaphorical tip of the hat.
A tip of the hat to festival director Steve Saperstein, who took a chance and set a precedent by presenting more Latin jazz and salsa artists than any other major jazz festival in the U.