What does daisy mean?

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ˈdeɪ zidaisy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daisy(noun)

    any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

Wiktionary

  1. daisy(Noun)

    A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals

  2. daisy(Noun)

    Many other flowering plants of various species.

  3. daisy(Noun)

    Boots or other footwear. From daisy roots.

  4. Daisy(ProperNoun)

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  5. Daisy(ProperNoun)

    A common name for a cow.

  6. 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".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daisy(noun)

    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

  2. Daisy(noun)

    the whiteweed (Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed

  3. Origin: [OE. dayesye, AS. dges-ege day's eye, daisy. See Day, and Eye.]

Freebase

  1. Daisy

    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."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Daisy

    dā′zi, n. a common wild-flower, growing in pastures and meadows—the name given also to other plants, as the Ox-eye daisy, which is a chrysanthemum.—adj. Dai′sied, covered with daisies.—n. Dai′sy-cut′ter, a fast-going horse that does not lift its feet high: a cricket-ball skimmed along the ground. [A. S. dæges eáge, day's eye, the sun.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Daisy

    From the Anglo-Saxon dæges eye, or “day’s eye,” on account of its sunlike appearance.

How to pronounce daisy?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say daisy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of daisy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of daisy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of daisy in a Sentence

  1. Claire Guest:

    Had it not been drawn to my attention by Daisy, I'm told my prognosis would have been very poor.

  2. Emily Kate Milne:

    feelings come in a daisy chain. all entwined together and beautiful as a whole but there are always the weak flowers somewhere in the links.

  3. Pierce County Sheriff Department:

    The deputy continued hiking toward the sound of the dog's barking, and spotted a dog matching the description of Daisy up a very steep embankment above the Marshall River.

  4. New York:

    Their bright, resonant sopranos blend impeccably; Davie's Violet tackles the top notes with a delicacy and ardor that emphasize fragility and fear, while Padgett gives Daisy pluck and wit.

  5. Pierce County Sheriff Department:

    This was a very sad end to a tough search, but we are incredibly proud of our deputies and the volunteers efforts to find the missing man and return him to his family, without the barking of his loyal companion Daisy, we never would have located the missing man.

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