dunce/dunce's cap

Definition of dunce/dunce's cap

old-fashioned
:a tall pointy hat worn in the past by students as a punishment for failing to learn their lessons

Word by Word Definitions

dunce play
  1. : a slow-witted or stupid person

dunce play
  1. : a slow-witted or stupid person

cap play
  1. : a head covering especially with a visor and no brim

  2. : a distinctive head covering emblematic of a position or office: such as

  3. : a cardinal's biretta

  1. : to provide or protect with a cap

  2. : to give a cap to as a symbol of honor, rank, or achievement

  3. : to form a cap over : crown

  1. : a small amount of an illegal or legally regulated drug

  1. : capitalization


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