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  • noun

Synonyms for hard hat

a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc

a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers

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Hard-hat tour-guide Laughlin noted that while 56 percent of Hoover Dam's power goes to Southern California, that represents only about 1 percent of what the region uses.
Hard-hat clad dignitaries rubbed elbows with real estate executives as cast members from the Broadway show "42nd Street" performed the song-and-dance number "Lullaby of Broadway" adjacent to the big dig here.
Readin' + writin' for the hard-hat crowd; curriculum policy at an urban university.
Hard-hat campaign: Friends of the Earth make their point in the city centre.
Thankfully, Gear Keeper has answered this industry call with the first reliable lanyard specially constructed and designed for hard-hat safety.