Definitions for daisyˈdeɪ zi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various composite plants that have flower heads of a yellow disk and white rays, as the English daisy and oxeye daisy.
Slang. someone or something of first-rate quality.
Category: Status (usage)
Idioms for daisy:
push up daisies,Informal. to be dead and buried.
Origin of daisy:
bef. 1000; ME dayesye, OE dægesēge the day's eye
any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a white flower with a yellow center
A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
Many other flowering plants of various species.
Boots or other footwear. From daisy roots.
A common name for a cow.
Origin: From the flower daisy, one of the flower names dating from the 19th century. Also a nickname for Margaret, since Marguerite and Margarita are identical with the French and Spanish word for "daisy".
a genus of low herbs (Bellis), belonging to the family Compositae. The common English and classical daisy is B. prennis, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays
the whiteweed (Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed
Daisy is a fictional character in the British situation comedy, Keeping Up Appearances, portrayed by actress Judy Cornwell. Daisy is the lower-class sister of social-climbing snob Hyacinth Bucket, who lives with her apathetic slob husband, Onslow, promiscuous sister Rose, and her senile father. She is the second-eldest of the four sisters. Daisy is full of life and always smiling, despite picking up her husband's bad habits of sleeping until noon and watching television all day. She persists in trying to get her apathetic husband to have sex with her, and tries to share romantic moments with him, however, her efforts always fail as Onslow prefers to drink beer and watch "racing on the telly". As a result, Daisy tends to lose herself in Mills & Boon romance novels. Onslow and Daisy have one daughter, Stephanie, who has a daughter named Kylie, and only appears in the final episode of series one. It appears that Daisy and her sisters grew up in the neighborhood where she, Onslow, Daddy and Rose currently live. Richard replies when he and Hyacinth arrive in the neighbourhood in an episode, that "he [Daddy] lived there all his life," to which Hyacinth smugly replies, "I prefer people to think I was born in the candlelight supper class."
Translations for daisy
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of small common flower with a yellow centre and usually white petals
The field was full of daisies.
- madeliefie, gousblomAfrikaans
- margaridaPortuguese (BR)
- das GänseblümchenGerman
- bellis; margueritDanish
- گل میناFarsi
- tratinčica, divna osobaCroatian
- bunga desiIndonesian
- freyjubrá, fagurfífillIcelandic
- saulutė, ramunė, skaistažiedėLithuanian
- margrietiņa, pīpeneLatvian
- bunga daisiMalay
- prestekrage; tusenfrydNorwegian
- گل میناPersian
- داودى ګلPashto
- bela radaSerbian
- 雛菊Chinese (Trad.)
- стокротка, маргариткаUkrainian
- ایک چھوٹا عام قسم کا پھول جس میں زرد مرکز سے سفید پنکھڑیاں نکلتی ہیںUrdu
- hoa cúc dạiVietnamese
- 雏菊Chinese (Simp.)
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