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white hat

A virtuous or morally-sound person, often such a character in a book or film. The white hats are working to apprehend the masterminds behind the heist.
See also: hat, white

white hat

n. a good guy; a hero. (From Western movies where you could tell the good guys from the bad guys by the color of their hats: white for good, black for bad.) He seems like a white hat, but he’s a worm.
See also: hat, white
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I give her ten minutes, Arnold, before she changes her mind again on the serious and weighty subject of the white hat and the brown.
On reconsideration, I think the white hat with the low crown is the most becoming of the two.
Saying which, the man in the white hat set to work upon a top-boot with increased assiduity.
The prince put the white hat and yellow gloves on the table and offered his hand quite cordially.
com/2017/04/06/scandal-star-tony-goldwyn-teases-whats-next-for-fitz-and-abby-now-that-shes-corrupt/) Too Fab , Goldwyn dished on what's in store for Abby (Darby Stanchfield) now that it's been revealed that she's no longer wearing the white hat.
The White Hat Life Science Investor Conference (White Hat 2016) provides Angel Investors, Family Offices, Venture Capitalists, and Social Impact Investors the opportunity to see a cross section of exciting early-stage companies and the opportunity to hear from industry veterans.
When you wear the white hat, you can neither take into consideration your intuition, feelings, impressions nor your judgment based on experience.
Of all uniform items issued to Sailors in the United States Navy, no other item may be as iconic as the white hat, affectionately known as the "Dixie Cup.
The man in the white hat, identified later as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, exits to the right.
This cold treat is popular for its health benefits, and some brands like Golden Spoon and The White Hat have upped the ante with an "artisanal" approach to flavor combinations or ingredient pairing.
Great for boys and girls alike, the white hat is 100% polyester.
not wearing the white hat on this one: the medicine says it'll stop the ringing in my head, but the side effect is death.
The white hat burial at sea is a naval tradition in which chief petty officer selectees acknowledge their transition from first class petty officers to chiefs by "burying" their white hats.
The man in the centre with the white hat is co-owner "Case" with his partner Philip waving, second from right, standing.
Who's wearing the white hat, and who's wearing the black?