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Acknowledgment to a contributor toward an effort. Often used on blogs to let people know where the idea for the blog post originated.
Hat tip to Steve for sending me the link.

by obscurifer August 06, 2007
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A cultural expression of recognition, respect, gratitude, greeting, or simple salutation and acknowledgement between two persons. A nonverbal exchange of words. Also used to give credit to someone or someone's work.
Jim: I just mined all of these bitcoins.
Joe: I tip my hat to you sir. A job well done indeed. You are quite resourceful.

Barry: I just completed my new blog and would like to tip my hat to Garry, who contributed most of the ideas for the dogecoin section, which I had no clue about.

Sabrina: It seemed like he directed a hat tip in my direction, but I cannot be certain of his intentions.
Kelly: He was probs check'n you girl.
by Jazz92293 July 02, 2014

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