noun \ˈfez\

: a type of round red hat that has a flat top and no brim

plural fez·zes also fez·es

Full Definition of FEZ

:  a brimless cone-shaped flat-crowned hat that usually has a tassel, is usually made of red felt, and is worn especially by men in eastern Mediterranean countries
fezzed \ˈfezd\ adjective

Illustration of FEZ

Origin of FEZ

French, from Fez, Morocco
First Known Use: circa 1803

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Rhymes with FEZ


geographical name \ˈfez\

Definition of FEZ

city N cen Morocco pop 946,815

Variants of FEZ

Fez or Fès \ˈfes\

Rhymes with FEZ

FEZES Defined for Kids


noun \ˈfez\
plural fez·zes

Definition of FEZ for Kids

:  a round red felt hat that usually has a tassel but no brim


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