Kewpie Doll

/ (ˈkjuːpɪ) /

nounUS and Canadian
  1. trademark a doll having rosy cheeks and a curl of hair on its head

  2. (often not capitals) any brightly coloured doll, commonly given as a prize at carnivals

Origin of Kewpie Doll

C20 kewpie, perhaps from Cupid

Words Nearby Kewpie Doll

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How to use Kewpie Doll in a sentence

  • At present, in her seventh month, she was shaped like a rather bosomy Kewpie Doll.

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  • In the light of the flash he looked even more than before like an overgrown Kewpie Doll.

  • The major darted forward, looking for all the world like an oversize Kewpie Doll.