noun doi·ly \ˈdi-lē\

: a usually round cloth or paper that has a decorative pattern made of many small holes

plural doilies

Full Definition of DOILY

:  a small napkin
:  a small often decorative mat

Origin of DOILY

Doily or Doyley fl1711 London draper
First Known Use: 1711

Rhymes with DOILY

DOILIES Defined for Kids


noun doi·ly \ˈdi-lē\
plural doilies

Definition of DOILY for Kids

:  a small often lacy cloth or paper used to protect the surface of furniture


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