Definition of lollipop in English:

lollipop

Line breaks: lolli|pop
Pronunciation: /ˈlɒlɪpɒp
 
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noun

  • 1A large, flat, rounded boiled sweet on the end of a stick.
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    • Life is not all candy canes and lollipops but it doesn't mean we should forget what the results of our actions are.
    • On my side were little sugar rivers and lollipops sticking out of the ground.
    • I sat back down and resumed my editing, sticking the grape lollipop back in my mouth.
  • 1.1 British term for ice lolly.
  • 1.2 informal A short, entertaining, but undemanding piece of classical music: a disc of lollipops with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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    • Verdi operatic lollipops is my current favourite.

Origin

late 18th century: perhaps from dialect lolly 'tongue' + pop1.

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