eyelet eyelet  /ˈaɪ lət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
  2. (n) fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Get a dress shirt with hundreds of layers of overlapping eyelet ruffles.

News

  • Fug or Fab The Cover: Lea Michele on Teen Vogue

    The No Makeup makeup, which I always love on a teen-oriented magazine, the vow that big hair is back (you know I love big hair), the dreamy retro filter that makes her look like she’s just fallen out of a box of photographs someone once kept at the top of their guest closet, the white eyelet top.
    on January 31, 2014     Source: Go Fug Yourself

Quotes

  • "This man has run his system for so long he knows every heartbeat," said Willingham, who faced Johnson's Navy teams three times while coaching Notre Dame. "He knows where every shoelace goes through every eyelet. He knows all of that. So,...
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Tyrone Willingham Source: Seattle Times

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