An example of a daisy is a white wildflower used in a bouquet.
An example of Daisy is the female character on the television show "The Dukes of Hazzard" who was famous for her short denim shorts, called "Daily Dukes."
An example of a daisy is the best artwork in a gallery.
- A widely naturalized Eurasian plant (Leucanthemum vulgare syn. Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) having flower heads with a yellow center and white rays.
- A low-growing plant (Bellis perennis) native to Europe and widely naturalized, having flower heads with white or pinkish rays.
- The flower head of any of these plants.
- To be dead and buried.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of daisy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old English dæġes ēaġe (“day's eye”) due to the flowers closing their blossoms during night.