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ring·let

 (rĭng′lĭt)
n.
1. A long, spirally curled lock of hair.
2. A small circle or ring.

ring′let·ed adj.

ringlet

(ˈrɪŋlɪt)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a lock of hair hanging down in a spiral curl
2. (Animals) any of numerous butterflies of the genus Erebia, most of which occur in S Europe and have dark brown wings marked with small black-and-white eyespots: family Satyridae
ˈringleted adj

ring•let

(ˈrɪŋ lɪt)

n.
1. a curled lock of hair.
2. a small ring or circle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ringlet - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)ringlet - a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
corolla - (botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth; "we cultivate the flower for its corolla"
calyx - (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
verticil - a whorl of leaves growing around a stem
2.ringlet - a strand or cluster of hairringlet - 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"
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
sausage curl - a fat sausage-shaped curl
forelock - a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
crimp - a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
dreadlock - one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians
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"
4.ringlet - any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
family Satyridae, Satyridae - a widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods
Translations
تَجْعيدَة شَعْر
lokna
slangekrølle
hárlokkur
lokňa
buklesaç lülesi

ringlet

[ˈrɪŋlɪt] Nrizo m, tirabuzón m

ringlet

[ˈrɪŋlət]
nboucle f
ringlets nplanglaises fpl
to wear one's hair in ringlets → porter des anglaises

ringlet

nRingellocke f, → Korkenzieherlocke f

ringlet

[ˈrɪŋlɪt] nboccolo

ring1

(riŋ) noun
1. a small circle eg of gold or silver, sometimes having a jewel set in it, worn on the finger. a wedding ring; She wears a diamond ring.
2. a circle of metal, wood etc for any of various purposes. a scarf-ring; a key-ring; The trap-door had a ring attached for lifting it.
3. anything which is like a circle in shape. The children formed a ring round their teacher; The hot teapot left a ring on the polished table.
4. an enclosed space for boxing matches, circus performances etc. the circus-ring; The crowd cheered as the boxer entered the ring.
5. a small group of people formed for business or criminal purposes. a drugs ring.
verbpast tense, past participle ringed
verb .
1. to form a ring round.
2. to put, draw etc a ring round (something). He has ringed all your errors.
3. to put a ring on the leg of (a bird) as a means of identifying it.
ˈring binder noun
a looseleaf binder; a stiff cardboard file with metal rings inside for holding loose pages together.
ˈringlet (-lit) noun
a long curl of hair.
ˈring finger noun
the finger on which the wedding ring is worn (usually the third finger of the left hand).
ˈringleader noun
the leader of a group of people who are doing something wrong. The teacher punished the ring-leader.
ˈringmaster noun
a person who is in charge of performances in a circus ring.
run rings round
to be very much better at doing something than; to beat easily.
References in classic literature ?
From every enjoyment I was, of course, excluded: my share of the gaiety consisted in witnessing the daily apparelling of Eliza and Georgiana, and seeing them descend to the drawing-room, dressed out in thin muslin frocks and scarlet sashes, with hair elaborately ringletted; and afterwards, in listening to the sound of the piano or the harp played below, to the passing to and fro of the butler and footman, to the jingling of glass and china as refreshments were handed, to the broken hum of conversation as the drawing-room door opened and closed.
T-shirts at 99-cent stores now come emblazoned with words like "sexy," or that a big-eyed, crop-topped Bratz doll looks very different from a ringletted and pinafored Madame Alexander.
In the past three weeks we've seen - despite national disquiet at the premature sexualisation of children - an 11-year old girl (ringletted and in a party dress) singing of a one-night stand.
Her bouffant, ringletted wig is fixed onto her hair with dozens of pins.
Julia O'Rourke, above, has certainly made an effort with her appearance - the American 10-year-old has a ringletted wig, a fake tan and a thick layer of make-up.