- a curled lock of hair.
- a small ring or circle.
- Astronomy. one of the thin or narrow rings that compose the major rings of Saturn.
- a lock of hair hanging down in a spiral curl
- any of numerous butterflies of the genus Erebia, most of which occur in S Europe and have dark brown wings marked with small black-and-white eyespots: family Satyridae
1550s, from ring (n.1) + diminutive suffix -let. Of hair, since 1660s. Related: Ringleted.