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a tuft of loosely hanging threads, cords, or other material knotted at one end and attached for decoration to home furnishings, clothing, or other items. the tufted head of some plants, especially a flower head with prominent stamens at the top of a cornstalk.
verb (tassels, tasseling, tasseled ; Britishtassels, tasselling, tasselled)
1 [with object]
(usually as adjective tasseled
) provide with a tassel or tassels:a tasseled tablecloth
2 [no object] North American (of corn or other plants) form tassels.