noun, plural dai·sies.
Origin of daisy
Related formsdai·sied, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for push up daisies
noun plural -sies
Derived Formsdaisied, adjective
Word Origin for daisy
Idioms and Phrases with push up daisies (1 of 2)
push up daisies
Be dead and buried, as in There is a cemetery full of heroes pushing up daisies. This slangy expression, alluding to flowers growing over a grave, was first recorded about 1918, in one of Wilfred Owen's poems about World War I.
Idioms and Phrases with push up daisies (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with daisy
- daisy chain
- fresh as a daisy
- push up daisies