• IPA: /ˈaɪ.lət/

eyelet (plural eyelets)

  1. An object that consists of a rim and small hole or perforation to receive a cord or fastener, as in garments, sails, etc. An eyelet may reinforce a hole.
    Push the aglet of the shoelace through each of the eyelets, one at a time.
  2. A shaped metal embellishment containing a hole, used in scrapbook. Eyelets are typically set by punching a hole in the page, placing the smooth side of the eyelet on a table, positioning the paper over protruding edge and curling the edge down using a hammer and eyelet setter.
  3. Cotton fabric with small holes.
  4. A peephole.
  5. A little eye.
Translations Verb

eyelet (eyelets, present participle eyeleting; past and past participle eyeleted)

  1. (transitive) To make eyelets in.

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