Definition of tuque in English:


Pronunciation /tyo͞ok/ /tjuk/


  • A close-fitting knitted stocking cap.

    ‘Thomson was a city boy who had a thing for plaid flannel shirts, tuques, back bacon and fish frying in a skillet as well as booze from the bottle and long treks into the Great White North.’
    • ‘A young guy wearing not a fedora nor a tuque but a backwards ball cap exits the front door with two giggling girls.’
    • ‘Wear it with a thick, dark gray scarf, a matching tuque, and gloves.’
    • ‘I exchange uncomfortable glances with a striker in a dark tuque.’


Canadian French form of toque.