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Syllabification: yar·mul·ke
Pronunciation: /ˈyämə(l)kə
(also yarmulka)

Definition of yarmulke in English:


A skullcap worn in public by Orthodox Jewish men or during prayer by other Jewish men.
Example sentences
  • One could also make a similar argument about religious garb, whether a yarmulke or full dress.
  • A Jewish student wearing a yarmulke at Yale University is attacked by a Palestinian in his dormitory.
  • Equally brilliant was his appearance in a yarmulke at the Wailing Wall.


early 20th century: from Yiddish yarmolke.

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