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Kewpie

[kyoo-pee] /ˈkyu pi/
Trademark.
1.
a brand name for a small, very plump doll with a topknot, usually made of plaster or celluloid.
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  • It was a long letter and quite covered two sheets of Kewpie paper.

    Mary Rose of Mifflin

    Frances R. Sterrett
  • Well, Kewpie told Captain Stevenson that 64 you are a swell player.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Well, even four times a week will show results, said Kewpie, cheerfully.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Of the four, Kewpie and George were more often found in company with the twins.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • About four, I thought, said Ned, but Kewpie could come last.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • And then Kewpie said something that sort of lined up with the idea.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Kewpie disappeared into the dining-hall, and a moment later the door was closed.

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Suppose Hop or Kewpie had come in while we were sitting here!

    The Turner Twins Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Well, Hatch didn't have no more evenin' dress suit on than a Kewpie.

    Gullible's Travels, Etc. Ring W. Lardner
  • In fact, Warble was not unlike one of those Kewpie things, only she was more dressed.

    Ptomaine Street Carolyn Wells
Word Origin and History for Kewpie

kewpie

n.

1909, American English, coined by their illustrator, Rose C. O'Neill (1874-1944), as an altered form of a diminutive of Cupid.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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