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daisy chain

noun

Simple Definition of daisy chain

  • : a string of daisies that you make by tying the stems together

  • : a group of things or people that are connected in a series

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of daisy chain

  1. 1 :  a string of daisies with stems linked to form a chain

  2. 2 :  an interlinked series <a daisy chain of computer peripherals> <a daisy chain of toddlers>

Examples of daisy chain in a sentence

  1. She wore a daisy chain around her neck.

  2. a daisy chain of electronic devices

  3. The children linked arms forming a daisy chain.



1841

First Known Use of daisy chain

1841


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