May 26, 2021
Learner's Word of the Day
tassel /ˈtæsəl/ noun
tassel
/ˈtæsəl/
noun

plural tassels

A graduation cap with a yellow tassel
A graduation cap with a yellow tassel
Learner's definition of TASSEL

[count]

1 : a decoration made of a bunch of strings fastened at one end

  • shoes with tassels

2 : a flower or group of flowers at the top of a cornstalk

— tasseled (chiefly US) or chiefly British tasselled /ˈtæsəld/ adjective

  • tasseled loafers/pillows/shoes

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