Meaning of eyelet
Pronunciation: (ī'lit), [key]
— n., v., -let•ed -let•ted, -let•ing -let•ting.
- a small hole, usually round and finished along the edge, as in cloth or leather for the passage of a lace or cord or as in embroidery for ornamental effect.
- a lightweight fabric pierced by small holes finished with stitching and often laid out in flowerlike designs.
- a metal ring for lining a small hole; grommet.
- an eyehole in a wall, mask, etc.
- (in medieval architecture) a small aperture in a wall used as a window or loophole.
- a small eye.
- to make an eyelet in.
- to insert metal eyelets in.
- eyelet (Thesaurus)