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grommet

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noun grom·met \ˈgrä-mət, ˈgrə-\

Simple Definition of grommet

  • : a metal or plastic ring that is used to strengthen a small hole in a piece of cloth or leather

Full Definition of grommet

  1. 1 :  a flexible loop that serves as a fastening, support, or reinforcement

  2. 2 :  an eyelet of firm material to strengthen or protect an opening or to insulate or protect something passed through it

Origin of grommet

obsolete French gormette curb of a bridle


First Known Use: 1626

Rhymes with grommet


GROMMET Defined for Kids

grommet

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noun grom·met \ˈgrä-mət\

Definition of grommet

  1. :  a metal or plastic ring to strengthen or protect a small hole




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