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See definition of doily on Dictionary.com
  • as inmat
  • as innapkin

synonyms for doily

  • place mat
  • doormat
  • floor covering
  • place setting
  • table mat
  • table runner
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How to use doily in a sentence

When I was very young, I would visit my maternal grandmother and marvel at the hand-tatted and crocheted doilies that adorned the arms and backs of her sofa and chairs.
LEATHER AND LACE IN YOUR HOME DECORVALERIE BLAKEJANUARY 15, 2022WASHINGTON BLADE
The resulting bread was tangy and chewy, with crisp doily skirt edges from the melted cheese.
REMY FROM ‘RATATOUILLE’ TAUGHT ME TO NEVER SETTLE FOR BORING BREADDAYNA EVANSSEPTEMBER 30, 2021EATER
That explains the assertive bearing of the women in the “Sitting” series, in which the doilies become chairs, perhaps in an executive suite.
IN THE GALLERIES: EXPLORING HOW BODY LANGUAGE IS A VISUAL FORM OF COMMUNICATIONMARK JENKINSJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Never a public or private showoff, doilies and framed photos of deceased relatives were her notion of decor.
A MODEST REBEL: THE PARADOXICAL PERSONALITY OF ELEANOR ROOSEVELTDOUGLAS BRINKLEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She had arranged the jelly in a dainty dish, and now ran into the dining-room for a doily, which she wrapped about it.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Remove the glass and doily; put it in front of your plate a little to the right.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
If fruit is the first course, there should be at each place a fruit-plate with a doily, finger-bowl, and fruit-knife on it.
THE EXPERT MAID-SERVANTCRISTINE TERHUNE HERRICK
All such receptacles are placed on a small plate either with or without a paper doily of the right size.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 4WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Place a lace paper doily on the plate, stand the glass on this and lay a pink rose on the plate.
SUPPERSPAUL PIERCE
There was no doily, either paper or otherwise, although the usual tray was so covered.
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
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WORDS RELATED TO DOILY

  • doily
  • doormat
  • floor covering
  • place mat
  • place setting
  • table mat
  • table runner
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.