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kewpie

Saltos de línea: kew¦pie
Pronunciación: /ˈkjuːpi
 
/
(also kewpie doll)

Definición de kewpie en inglés:

sustantivo

trademark
A type of doll characterized by a large head, big eyes, chubby cheeks, and a curl or topknot on top of its head.
Example sentences
  • If you can make it all the way through, I will mail you a kewpie doll.
  • Unglazed ceramic versions were huge sellers in the 1910s, and by the '30s, lower-quality kewpies were popular giveaways at carnivals and festivals.
  • The Kewpie doll dates back to 1909, when it first appeared in cartoons in Ladies Home Journal.

Origen

early 20th century (originally US): from Cupid + -ie.

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