English version

dunce's cap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: History, School
dunce's capˈdunce’s cap noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SHSESa tall pointed hat that a stupid student had to wear in school in the past
Examples from the Corpus
dunce's capGoddess becomes Aunt Sally, crown a dunce's cap, when all is done.A dunce's cap for the Chancellor?
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