Definitions for: Ringlet


[n] a strand or cluster of hair
[n] a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles



Webster (1913) Definition: Ring"let, n. [Ring + -let.]
1. A small ring; a small circle; specifically, a fairy ring.

You demi-puppets, that By moonshine do the green
sour ringlets make, Whereof the ewe not bites.
--Shak.

2. A curl; especially, a curl of hair.

[Her golden tresses] in wanton ringlets waved.
--Milton.

Synonyms: coil, curl, curl, curlicue, gyre, lock, roll, scroll, whorl, whorl

See Also: calyx, coiffure, corolla, crimp, dreadlock, forelock, hair, hair style, hairdo, round shape, sausage curl, verticil

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