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.
A brimless, knit winter hat fitting close to the skull and, often, worn somewhat loose at the top.
A watch cap.
Other Word Forms
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