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wear another hat

To hold or function in another position or role simultaneously. Few know that the renowned actress wears another hat as an accomplished neuroscientist.
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wear another hat

Also, wear a different hat or two hats ; wear more than one hat. Function in a different or more than one capacity or position, as in I'm wearing another hat today; yesterday I was a housewife, today I'm an attorney, or I wear two hats-are you asking me as a member of the city council or as a storeowner? This metaphoric expression alludes to headgear worn for different occupations. [Mid-1900s]
See also: another, hat, wear
References in classic literature ?
In the first place, he could sell the great appointments and splendid offices which the cardinals already held; and then he had the two hats to sell besides.
Each boy is required to bring, sir, two suits of clothes, six shirts, six pair of stockings, two nightcaps, two pocket-handkerchiefs, two pair of shoes, two hats, and a razor.
As she stepped in, meaning to run up for a word if Fanny should chance to be alone, two hats on the hall table arrested her.
On the ancient Dutch chest in the hall she perceived one or two hats, coats, and walking-sticks, and the sound of voices reached her as she stood outside the drawing-room door.
Until then, there seems to be no immediate problem with Pumaren wearing two hats.
Summary: Two hats worn by Kate Middleton are up for auction in London.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has evolved as an undoubted fashion icon over the past year and the two hats being sold, through (http://www.
The two hats were hired, not bought, for social and ceremonial events she attended with William.
These are always complicated days because I wear two hats - one as a bidder and one as a representative of the sport globally.
Could it be that his reversal in attitude and, indeed his approval of Mr Roy's wearing two hats, has come about because Mr Topping himself is a wearer of multiple hats?
A MAN described as a homeless street drinker who admitted stealing two hats from a ladies' shop was arrested hours after the theft when he was seen by police still wearing one.
Now, rather than carrying two hats around, the hard hat adaptor is simply attached to a New-Tech Helmet - after the removal of the internal head harness - in a matter of seconds.
l remember my young son once pointing him out and saying "look mum, he's only wearing two hats today".
It didn't take Quinn long to find out what the rest of us already guessed - you can try all you like to wear two hats, but getting both to fit is nigh on impossible.
Wearing two hats, Keith, 62, looked relaxed as he left hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, for a walk yesterday morning.