noun, plural dai·sies.
Origin of daisy
Related formsdai·sied, adjective
Examples from the Web for daisies
No Emmas, no Ishmaels, no Pips, no Daisies (Miller or Buchanan).
Skied three days on the daisies (and a bit of snow) and then left for the hot glorious desert, horses, tennis, swimming.Leonard Bernstein Asked About Hemingway, So Martha Gellhorn Set the Record Straight|Leonard Bernstein, Martha Gellhorn|October 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I pluck the daisies as they grow, and take them home,' said the old woman after a short silence. 'Charles Dickens' Enduring Insights on Human Loss and Suffering|David Frum|February 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Daisies are painted in clusters on the title-page, and the queen's initial (M) is surrounded by the garter and its motto.Agnes Strickland's Queens of England, Vol. I. (of III)|Rosalie Kaufman
She gave him a peck on the cheek and snatched away the daisies.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
So you walk on striking idly with your stick at the daisies and buttercups that border your path.
Adjoining the city lay pleasant meadows, which were bright in spring-time with daisies and violets.Shakespeare and the Modern Stage|Sir Sidney Lee
And other daisies grew in the grass-plot outside, and the butterflies told tales to them as of old.Little Folks|Various
British Dictionary definitions for daisies
noun plural -sies
Derived Formsdaisied, adjective
Word Origin for daisy
Idioms and Phrases with daisies
In addition to the idiom beginning with daisy
- daisy chain
- fresh as a daisy
- push up daisies