Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ringlet

4 senses of ringlet

Sense 1
coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll -- (a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals))
       => round shape -- (a shape that is curved and without sharp angles)

Sense 2
lock, curl, ringlet, whorl -- (a strand or cluster of hair)
       => hair -- (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells")

Sense 3
ringlet -- (a small ring)
       => ring, band -- (jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band")

Sense 4
ringlet, ringlet butterfly -- (any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae)
       => butterfly -- (diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings)

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