stocking cap

noun

Definition of stocking cap

: a long knitted cone-shaped cap with a tassel or pom-pom worn especially for winter sports or play

First Known Use of stocking cap

circa 1897


STOCKING CAP Defined for English Language Learners

stocking cap

noun

Definition of stocking cap for English Language Learners

  • : a knitted close-fitting cap that sometimes has a decorative part (called a tassel or pom-pom) at the top


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