A kippa is a headcovering, a yarmulke, which in my case covers a bald dome.
Minutes before the panel got underway, an organizer scurried over to the special “reserved” pews, yarmulke in hand.
An older bro wore a red bow tie and a yarmulke emblazoned with the “TEAM MITCH” logo as he stared down at his smartphone intently.
If they were meaningful, we might have realized it before—surely one of these kids wore a cross, or a yarmulke, or a hijab?
Instead, Mr. Obama himself led the seder, posing for photographs at the head of the table, wearing a yarmulke.
Later, in French, he explains that he prefers to keep his yarmulke hidden.
A psychiatric resident came in to speak with Dianne and the husband saw he was wearing a yarmulke.
1903, from Yiddish yarmulke, from Polish jarmułka, originally "a skullcap worn by priests," perhaps ultimately from Medieval Latin almutia "cowl, hood."