daisy chain

noun

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


DAISY CHAIN Defined for English Language Learners

daisy chain

noun

Definition of daisy chain for English Language Learners

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

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


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