dunce cap


Definition of DUNCE CAP

:  a conical cap formerly used as a punishment for slow learners at school —called also dunce's cap

First Known Use of DUNCE CAP



Next Word in the Dictionary: dunceryPrevious Word in the Dictionary: dunceAll Words Near: dunce cap
May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears