Definition of TOQUE

  • brimless and close-fitting hat for women, in any of several shapes
  • velvet hat with a narrow, sometimes turned-up brim, a full crown, and usually a plume, worn by men and women esp. in 16th-century France
  • heavy stocking cap worn in Canada
  • a woman's small hat without a brim made in any of various soft close-fitting shapes
  • a close-fitting woman's hat, also TOQUET [n -S]
  • tall brimless hat worn by a chef called also toque blanche
  • a close-fitting woman's hat [n TOQUES]