Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

tarboosh

play
noun tar·boosh \tär-ˈbüsh, ˈtär-ˌ\

Definition of tarboosh

  1. :  a red hat similar to the fez worn especially by Muslim men



Variants of tarboosh

also

tarbush

Origin and Etymology of tarboosh

Arabic ṭarbūsh


First Known Use: 1702


Learn More about tarboosh


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tarboosh? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

at a gallop

Get Word of the Day daily email!