Tuque definition

to͝ok, tyo͝ok
A close-fitting knitted or crocheted cap having no brim or a brim that is folded up to create an extra layer of fabric for warmth.
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A brimless, knit winter hat fitting close to the skull and, often, worn somewhat loose at the top.
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(Canada) Alternative form of toque.
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A watch cap.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tuque
Plural:
tuques

Origin of tuque

  • Canadian French alteration of French toque toque (probably influenced by French dialectal tuque hill (from the shape of the cap)) (or French tuque shelter built in front of the poop of a ship) toque

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition