Eyelet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪlət|  American pronunciation of the word eyelet
Brit.  |ˈʌɪlɪt|  British pronunciation of the word eyelet

noun

- a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar (syn: eyehole)
- fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines (syn: cringle, grommet, grummet, loop)

Examples

The wings are angular, with large eyelets, reddish in the centre.

Will you run a thread through an eyelet?

Word forms

noun
singular: eyelet
plural: eyelets
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