Definition of cloth cap in English:

cloth cap

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  • 1A man’s flat woollen cap with a peak.
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    • He wears an outsize cloth cap, chocolate-coloured, at all times.
    • These people wore their cloth cap and shawls with the pride of hard-working people.
    • He swapped his cloth cap and overalls for a hired suit to collect his award for services to heritage and broadcasting.
  • 1.1 [as modifier] Relating to or associated with the working class: Labour’s traditional cloth-cap image
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    • He says there is real pride in making things, especially ships, though the cloth-cap image should have given way because of the high-tech processes involved.
    • They see the drinking, smoking, the cloth-cap image, but it's not like that at professional level.
    • The Football League may have a dour, cloth-cap image but with that also comes charisma and civic pride.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody