Definition of "grommets" []

  • A ring of rubber or plastic or a metal eyelet designed to line a hole to prevent a cable or pipe passed through it from chafing (noun)
  • A ring of rope hemp used to stuff the gland of a pipe joint (noun)
  • A small tube inserted into the eardrum in cases of glue ear in order to allow air to enter the middle ear (noun)
  • A young or inexperienced surfer (noun)
  • Plural form of grommet. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grommets" in a sentence
  • "It's only 7. 15pm and the grommets are already tucked up in bed, fast asleep, both with buckets placed strategically close to their beds."
  • "The good news is, my skirt is done except for covering the grommets which isn't required for actual wearing, but is nice and prevents anything getting snagged."
  • "Models wore Hannibal Lecter-like headgear in silver nylon straps studded with metal grommets that were daring if not a little disturbing."
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